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Klinkhammer Name Meaning

Dutch: metonymic occupational name for a blacksmith, probably a journeyman’s name, meaning literally ‘sound the hammer’. German: variant of Klinghammer, cognate with 1. Compare Klingbeil.

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


Similar surnames: Klinker, Klinkner, Hammer, Flammer, Limmer, Kliethermes, Kinker

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Klinkhammer Family Origin

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Klinkhammer Family Occupations

What did your Klinkhammer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Klinkhammer occupation in the USA was Carver. 50% of Klinkhammer's were Carvers. Carver and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Klinkhammer.

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  • Carver

    50%
  • Farmer

    50%

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

Klinkhammer Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Klinkhammer Life Expectancy

What is the average Klinkhammer lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Klinkhammer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Klinkhammer in 1959 was 50, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Klinkhammer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Klinkhammer 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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