Klaphake Family History

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Klaphake Name Meaning

German: variant of Klaphek, Klaphecke, topographic names for someone living near a trapdoor or a gate in the village fence, from klappen ‘to clap’, ‘slam’ + hecke ‘hedge’, ‘fence’.

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


Similar surnames: Korfhage, Laplace, Laprade, Laake, Klahn, Pake, Lahaye, Kaake, Lake

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Klaphake Family Origin

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Klaphake Family Occupations

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Klaphake Historical Records

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Klaphake Life Expectancy

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Between 1971 and 2004, in the United States, Klaphake life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Klaphake in 1971 was 92, and 43 in 2004.

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