Klap Family History

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Klap Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Cap, Alam, Lal, Lau, Klar, Blau, Elam, Lax, Olan, Lai

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Klap Family Origin

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Klap Family Occupations

What did your Klap ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Klap occupation in the USA was Cigar Maker. 100% of Klap's were Cigar Makers.

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  • Cigar Maker


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Klap ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Klap Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 534 census records available for the last name Klap. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Klap census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 297 immigration records available for the last name Klap. 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 Card

There are 57 military records available for the last name Klap. For the veterans among your Klap ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Klap Life Expectancy

What is the average Klap lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2000, in the United States, Klap life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Klap in 1966 was 56, and 41 in 2000.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Klap

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Klap ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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