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Kneebone Surname Meaning

English (Cornwall and Devon): nickname from Middle English kne(i) ‘knee’ + bon ‘bone’ (Old English cnēow + bān). Compare Knee .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Keeton, Creedon, Newborn, Freelove, Weedon, Rathbone, Keeble, Sneddon

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Where is the Kneebone family from?

You can see how Kneebone families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kneebone family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Kneebone families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 241 Kneebone families living in Cornwall. This was about 56% of all the recorded Kneebone's in United Kingdom. Cornwall had the highest population of Kneebone families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kneebone surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kneebone ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Farmer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Kneebone. 25% of Kneebone men worked as a Farmer and 71% of Kneebone women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kneebone were Fish Worker Wharf and Unpaid Domestic Dut. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Farmer
  • Railway Clerk
  • Market Gardener
  • Fish Worker Wharf

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Incapacitated
  • Housewife
  • Unpaid Domestic Dut
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Census Records

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Kneebone. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kneebone census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Kneebone. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 862 military records available for the last name Kneebone. For the veterans among your Kneebone ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kneebone lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Kneebone life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Kneebone in 1943 was 48, and 96 in 2004.

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