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Klipper Name Meaning

North German: variant of Klippert. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Klippe ‘cliff’, ‘rock’ + the agent suffix -er.

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


Similar surnames: Klepper, Kipper, Klapper, Lipper, Klippert, Kiper, Knepper, Kupper

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Klipper Family Origin

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Klipper Family Occupations

What did your Klipper ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Carpenter, Farmer and Huckster were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Klipper. The most common Klipper occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 14% of Klipper's were Carpenters. A less common occupation for the Klipper family was Beer Saloon.

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  • Carpenter

    14%
  • Farmer

    14%
  • Huckster

    10%
  • Beer Saloon

    5%

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

Klipper Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Klipper Life Expectancy

What is the average Klipper lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Klipper life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Klipper in 1958 was 56, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Klipper

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Klipper 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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