Kloppenburg Family History

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Kloppenburg Name Meaning

German: habitational name from Cloppenburg near Oldenburg, probably named from Middle Low German kloppen ‘to hit or beat’, ‘to beat up’, one of several so-called ‘defying names’ in this area.

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


Similar surnames: Oldenburg, Piepenburg, Kallenberg, Kleppinger, Kronenberg, Lowenberg

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Kloppenburg Family Origin

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Kloppenburg Family Occupations

What did your Kloppenburg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Baker and Book Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kloppenburg. The most common Kloppenburg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Kloppenburg's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kloppenburg family was Bookkeeper.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Baker

    9%
  • Book Keeper

    9%
  • Bookkeeper

    9%

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

Kloppenburg Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kloppenburg Life Expectancy

What is the average Kloppenburg lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Kloppenburg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Kloppenburg in 1956 was 35, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kloppenburg

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kloppenburg 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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