Klopfenstein Family History

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Klopfenstein Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a quarryman or stone mason, from klopfen ‘(to) strike or knock’ + Stein ‘stone’, literally ‘strike the stone’.

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


Similar surnames: Rosenstein, Klipstein, Lowenstein, Katzenstein, Goldenstein

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Klopfenstein Family Origin

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Klopfenstein Family Occupations

What did your Klopfenstein ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Farm were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Klopfenstein. A less common occupation for the Klopfenstein family was Farms. The most common Klopfenstein occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Klopfenstein's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Farm

    6%
  • Farms

    6%

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

Klopfenstein Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Klopfenstein Life Expectancy

What is the average Klopfenstein lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Klopfenstein life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Klopfenstein in 1948 was 51, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Klopfenstein

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Klopfenstein 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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