Philipp Klöpfer

6 February 1861–8 April 1861
Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany

The Life of Philipp

When Philipp Klöpfer was born on 6 February 1861, in Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany, his father, Johan Georg Schneider, was 18 and his mother, Elisabetha Klöpfer, was 26. He died on 8 April 1861, in Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany, at the age of 0.

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Johan Georg Schneider
Elisabetha Klöpfer
Philipp Klöpfer
Heinrich Kloepfer
Philipp Kloepfer
Jacob William Kloepfer
August Emil Georg Kloepfer
Maximilian Georg Schneider

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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.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • Philipp Klöpfer, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"
  • Phillip Kloepfer in entry for Phillip Kloepfer, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1938-1961"
  • Philipp Klöpfer, "Germany Births and Baptisms, 1558-1898"

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