Klepfer Family History

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Klepfer Name Meaning

see Klopfer. (southern Germany and Tyrol) variant spelling of Klapfer, a topographic name, from an agent derivative of Middle High German klapf ‘rock’.

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


Similar surnames: Klepper, Klopfer, Klemmer, Kapfer, Kiefer, Kampfer, Kleiber, Toepfer

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Klepfer Family Origin

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Klepfer Family Occupations

What did your Klepfer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Klepfer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 54% of Klepfer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Klepfer family was Wagon Maker. Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Klepfer.

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  • Farmer

    54%
  • Carpenter

    12%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Wagon Maker

    8%

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

Klepfer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Klepfer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Klepfer 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Klepfer. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Klepfer. For the veterans among your Klepfer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Klepfer Life Expectancy

What is the average Klepfer lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Klepfer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Klepfer in 1962 was 77, and 92 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Klepfer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Klepfer 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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