Klipfel Family History

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Klipfel Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German klüpfel, klöpfel, klüppel ‘mallet’, ‘cudgel’, ‘clapper (of a bell)’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker of cudgels and mallets or clappers for bells or a metonymic occupational name for a butcher, a stone-breaker. This name also became established in Greece by followers of King Otto, of Bavarian origin.

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


Similar surnames: Kipfer, Apfel, Klingel, Knipfer, Klopfer, Kupfer, Kimmel, Griffel

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Klipfel Family Origin

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Klipfel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Blacksmith

    7%
  • Brick Mason

    7%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Klipfel family was Brick Mason. Farmer, Keeping House and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Klipfel. The most common Klipfel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 13% of Klipfel's were Farmers.

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Klipfel Historical Records

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Klipfel Life Expectancy

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