Klopf Family History

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Klopf Name Meaning

German (also Klöpf): metonymic occupational name from a noun derivative of Middle High German klopfen ‘to pound, bang, or hammer’ (see Klopfer).

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

Similar surnames: Kopf, Knopf, Klopfer, Klopp, Hopf, Topf, Krapf, Karpf, Klock, Knopp

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Klopf Family Origin

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Klopf Family Occupations

What did your Klopf ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Secretary were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Klopf. 34% of Klopf men worked as a Laborer and 28% of Klopf women worked as a Secretary. Some less common occupations for Americans named Klopf were Clerk and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Truck Driver
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Secretary
  • Operator
  • Stenographer
  • Teacher

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

Klopf Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Klopf. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Klopf 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 243 immigration records available for the last name Klopf. 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 790 military records available for the last name Klopf. For the veterans among your Klopf ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Klopf Life Expectancy

What is the average Klopf lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Klopf life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Klopf in 1950 was 34, and 76 in 2004.

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