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Klemmer Name Meaning

German: nickname from an inflected form of Middle High German klem ‘narrow’, ‘tight’, ‘scarce’, or a topographic name klemme ‘constriction’, the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant (see Klem 1). (in northern Germany) occupational name for someone who worked with clay (i.e someone who applied the daub infill on timber-framed houses), Middle High German klemer. in various German dialects the word (an agent derivative of klemmen ‘to pinch, squeeze, or claw’) denotes a bird of prey and hence an uncouth young woman or a penny pincher (Tyrol).

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


Similar surnames: Klemm, Klepper, Krimmer, Kummer, Klever, Kleiber, Kleber, Lehmer

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Klemmer Family Origin

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Klemmer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • R.R. Engineer

    10%
  • Baker

    5%
  • Fireman R.R.

    5%

In 1880, the most common Klemmer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Klemmer's were Farmers. Farmer, R.R. Engineer and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Klemmer. A less common occupation for the Klemmer family was Fireman R.R..

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Klemmer Historical Records

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Klemmer Life Expectancy

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