Klopf Name Meaning

German (also Klöpf): metonymic occupational name from a noun derivative of Middle High German klopfen ‘to pound, bang, or hammer’ (see Klopfer).

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


Similar surnames: Kopf, Knopf, Klopfer, Klopp, Hopf, Topf, Krapf, Karpf, Klock, Knopp

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Klopf Family Origin

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Klopf Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Baker

    6%
  • Brewer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    6%

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In 1880, the most common Klopf occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Klopf's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Klopf family was Carpenter. Farmer, Baker and Brewer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Klopf.

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Klopf Historical Records

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Klopf Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1950 and 2004, Klopf life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Klopf in 1950 was 34, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Klopf

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