Klopfer Family History
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Klopfer Name Meaning
South German (also Klöpfer) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name from Middle High German klopfære, German Klöpfer, a noun derivative of Middle High German klopfen ‘to pound, bang, or hammer’; this could denote someone working in the wool, hemp, or millinery trades, a miner, metal worker, or hunter.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Klepper, Klopf, Kupfer, Klepfer, Kipfer, Klapper, Kloster, Hopfer