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

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Baker

    9%
  • Book Keeper

    9%
  • Bookkeeper

    9%

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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Kloppenburg Historical Records

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Kloppenburg Life Expectancy

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