Klepp Family History

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Klepp Name Meaning

Eastern German: nickname from Middle High German klapp ‘malicious gossip’, ‘idle chatter’. Compare Klepper. Norwegian: habitational name from any of seventeen farmsteads named Klepp, notably in Agder and Vestlandet, from Old Norse kleppr ‘bluff’, ‘cliff’.

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

Similar surnames: Kleppe, Lepp, Klapp, Klepper, Klemp, Kleve, Klipp, Klopp, Knapp, Kemp

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Klepp Family Origin

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Klepp Family Occupations

What did your Klepp ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Guard At Work House and Harness Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Klepp. A less common occupation for the Klepp family was Hugster. The most common Klepp occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Klepp's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Guard At Work House

  • Harness Maker

  • Hugster


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

Klepp Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Klepp. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Klepp 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 589 immigration records available for the last name Klepp. 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 476 military records available for the last name Klepp. For the veterans among your Klepp ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Klepp Life Expectancy

What is the average Klepp lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Klepp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Klepp in 1962 was 77, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Klepp

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Klepp 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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