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

What did your Kloppenburg ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kloppenburg. 10% of Kloppenburg men worked as a Laborer and 11% of Kloppenburg women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kloppenburg were Clerk and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    10%
  • Farmer
    8%
  • Carpenter
    4%
  • Clerk
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    11%
  • Farm Owner
    11%
  • Operator
    11%
  • Stenographer
    11%

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

Kloppenburg Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kloppenburg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kloppenburg 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Kloppenburg. 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 570 military records available for the last name Kloppenburg. For the veterans among your Kloppenburg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kloppenburg Life Expectancy

What is the average Kloppenburg lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Kloppenburg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Kloppenburg in 1956 was 35, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kloppenburg

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