Kletter Family History

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Kletter Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: variant of Klette. North German: habitational name from a place named Klett in Brandenburg, or a topographic name from Middle Low German klet ‘cottage’, both of Slavic origin.

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

Similar surnames: Ketter, Klette, Koetter, Wetter, Knetter, Etter, Klepper, Petter

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Kletter Family Origin

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Kletter Family Occupations

What did your Kletter ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Operator and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kletter. 10% of Kletter men worked as an Operator and 10% of Kletter women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kletter were Electrician and Janitress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
  • Tailor
  • Proprietor
  • Electrician

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
  • Eigar Store
  • Filing Clerk
  • Janitress

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

Kletter Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 522 census records available for the last name Kletter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kletter 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 437 immigration records available for the last name Kletter. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 232 military records available for the last name Kletter. For the veterans among your Kletter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kletter Life Expectancy

What is the average Kletter lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Kletter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Kletter in 1962 was 64, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kletter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kletter 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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