Kleppinger Family History

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Kleppinger Name Meaning

German: from Klöppinger, which is either a patronymic from an old personal name formed with Old High German, Middle High German liut ‘people’, ‘clan’; or from Middle Low German kloppen ‘to knock, pound, or beat’, which in place names also denoted ‘defense’.

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


Similar surnames: Klepper, Kundinger, Koppinger, Keplinger, Keiner, Kleinberg, Kesinger

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Kleppinger Family Origin

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Kleppinger Family Occupations

What did your Kleppinger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kleppinger family was Gentleman. The most common Kleppinger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Kleppinger's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Driving Team were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kleppinger.

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Driving Team

    3%
  • Gentleman

    3%

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

Kleppinger Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kleppinger Life Expectancy

What is the average Kleppinger lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Kleppinger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Kleppinger in 1957 was 48, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kleppinger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kleppinger 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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