Klapp Name Meaning

German: nickname for a gossip or slanderer, from Middle High German klapf, klaff ‘prattle’, ‘malicious gossip’.

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


Similar surnames: Klepp, Kapp, Plapp, Knapp, Lapp, Clapp, Klipp, Klapper, Rapp, Trapp

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Klapp Family Origin

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Klapp Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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In 1880, the most common Klapp occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Klapp's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Klapp family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Klapp.

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Klapp Historical Records

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Klapp Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1948 and 2004, Klapp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Klapp in 1948 was 48, and 87 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Klapp

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