Kloeppel Family History

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Kloeppel Name Meaning

German (Klöppel): from Klöppel ‘bell-clapper’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a bell-ringer or a craftsman using a clapper-like instrument in his work. Compare Klopfer. The same word was also used to denote a clumsy youth and the surname could equally have arisen from a nickname with this sense.

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


Similar surnames: Klepper, Koeppel, Knueppel, Koppel, Kloepper, Klipfel, Kopper, Klepp

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Kloeppel Family Origin

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Kloeppel Family Occupations

What did your Kloeppel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Cigar Manufacturer and Keeps House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kloeppel. The most common Kloeppel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Kloeppel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kloeppel family was Retail Groceries.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Cigar Manufacturer

    14%
  • Keeps House

    14%
  • Retail Groceries

    14%

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Kloeppel Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kloeppel Life Expectancy

What is the average Kloeppel lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Kloeppel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Kloeppel in 1962 was 85, and 72 in 2004.

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