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Klette Name Meaning

unflattering nickname for an annoyingly persistent person, from Middle High German klette ‘burr’, by extension ‘nuisance’. nickname from Middle Low German klatte ‘tatter’, ‘rag’. from a byname for a social climber or upstart, related to klettern ‘to climb’. topographic name for someone who lived in a hovel, from a Slavic word meaning ‘hovel’ or ‘shed’, e.g. Polish kléta, klete ‘shack’.

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

Similar surnames: Kletter, Klett, Ketter, Koetter, Platte, Klatt, Lett, Klee, Jette

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Klette Family Origin

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Klette Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Klette occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Klette's were Farmers.

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Klette Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

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Klette Life Expectancy

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Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Klette life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Klette in 1964 was 71, and 65 in 2004.

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