Kleppe Family History

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Kleppe Name Meaning

Eastern German: variant of Klepp. Norwegian: habitational name from any of over twenty farmsteads named Kleppe, from the singular dative case of Klepp.

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

Similar surnames: Klepp, Klepper, Kleve, Koeppe, Lepp, Lippe, Lepper, Klopp, Klepfer

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Kleppe Family Origin

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Kleppe Family Occupations

What did your Kleppe ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kleppe family was Works In Brewery. Farmer, Painter and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kleppe. The most common Kleppe occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Kleppe's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Painter

  • Tailor

  • Works In Brewery


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

Kleppe Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Kleppe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kleppe 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Kleppe. 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 416 military records available for the last name Kleppe. For the veterans among your Kleppe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kleppe Life Expectancy

What is the average Kleppe lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Kleppe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Kleppe in 1963 was 51, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kleppe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kleppe 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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