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Klipstein Family History

Klipstein Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Klippstein, in northern Germany an metonymic occupational name for a stone mason, from Low German klipstein ‘recycled stone’.

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


Similar surnames: Lipstein, Bernstein, Kirstein, Einstein, Weinstein, Klopfenstein

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Where is the Klipstein family from?

You can see how Klipstein families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Klipstein family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Klipstein families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 27 Klipstein families living in Virginia. This was about 40% of all the recorded Klipstein's in the USA. Virginia had the highest population of Klipstein families in 1880.
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What did your Klipstein ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Carpenter and Clerical were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Klipstein. 15% of Klipstein men worked as a Carpenter.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Carpenter
    15%
  • Farmer
    15%
  • Truck Driver
    15%
  • Proprietor
    11%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerical
    100%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Klipstein. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Klipstein census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 743 immigration records available for the last name Klipstein. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Klipstein. For the veterans among your Klipstein ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Klipstein lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Klipstein life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Klipstein in 1963 was 72, and 54 in 2004.

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