Klepp Name Meaning

Eastern German: nickname from Middle High German klapp ‘malicious gossip’, ‘idle chatter’. Compare Klepper. Norwegian: habitational name from any of seventeen farmsteads named Klepp, notably in Agder and Vestlandet, from Old Norse kleppr ‘bluff’, ‘cliff’.

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


Similar surnames: Kleppe, Lepp, Klapp, Klepper, Klemp, Kleve, Klipp, Klopp, Knapp, Kemp

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Klepp Family Origin

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Klepp Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Guard At Work House

    20%
  • Harness Maker

    20%
  • Hugster

    20%

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In 1880, the most common Klepp occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Klepp's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Klepp family was Hugster. Farmer, Guard At Work House and Harness Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Klepp.

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Klepp Historical Records

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Klepp Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Klepp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Klepp in 1962 was 77, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Klepp

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