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Klopfer Name Meaning

South German (also Klöpfer) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name from Middle High German klopfære, German Klöpfer, a noun derivative of Middle High German klopfen ‘to pound, bang, or hammer’; this could denote someone working in the wool, hemp, or millinery trades, a miner, metal worker, or hunter.

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


Similar surnames: Klepper, Klopf, Kupfer, Klepfer, Kipfer, Klapper, Kloster, Hopfer

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Klopfer Family Origin

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Klopfer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Tailor

    6%
  • Baker

    3%

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In 1880, the most common Klopfer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 14% of Klopfer's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Klopfer. A less common occupation for the Klopfer family was Baker.

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Klopfer Historical Records

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Klopfer Life Expectancy

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