Kleiman Family History

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Kleiman Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname from a reduced form of German Kleinmann ‘small man’ or a variant of the Yiddish form, klayman. North German (Kleimann): topographic name for a farmer who worked on heavy clay soil (see Kleier).

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


Similar surnames: Kleeman, Kleinman, Leiman, Klein, Pleiman, Fleitman, Kleffman

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Kleiman Family Origin

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Kleiman Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Carpenter

    14%
  • Butcher

    7%
  • House Keeping

    7%

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

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Kleiman Historical Records

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Kleiman Life Expectancy

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