Clopper Family History

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Clopper Name Meaning

Dutch: from the verb kloppen, which has many meanings, including ‘to tap’, ‘to knock’, ‘to beat’, ‘to sound’, and could therefore have been applied in various ways as a nickname or an occupational name, for example for a bellringer.

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


Similar surnames: Clapper, Cropper, Hopper, Cooper, Copper, Kopper, Lepper, Clower

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Clopper Family Origin

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Clopper Family Occupations

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Clopper ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Farming

    6%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Clopper family was Farming. The most common Clopper occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Clopper's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Clopper.

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Clopper Historical Records

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Clopper Life Expectancy

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