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Klammer Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone living in or near a gorge or ravine (see Klamm).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Klamm, Klemmer, Kummer, Klaver, Ammer, Kamer, Klauer, Krammer, Hammer

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Where is the Klammer family from?

You can see how Klammer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Klammer family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Klammer families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 17 Klammer families living in Minnesota. This was about 47% of all the recorded Klammer's in the USA. Minnesota had the highest population of Klammer families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Klammer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Klammer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Klammer. 38% of Klammer men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Klammer women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Klammer were Salesman and Clerk.

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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 1940

  • Farmer
    38%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Farm Laborer
    7%
  • Salesman
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • New Worker
    25%
  • Housewife
    25%
  • Housekeeper
    17%
  • Clerk
    17%
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What Klammer family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Klammer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Klammer 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 655 immigration records available for the last name Klammer. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 888 military records available for the last name Klammer. For the veterans among your Klammer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Klammer lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Klammer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Klammer in 1964 was 72, and 92 in 2004.

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