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Type Surname (from nickname & from occupation)
Usage German, Dutch
Other Forms FormsKlump (German)

Meaning & History

from Middle Dutch and Low German klomp "lump block compact heap ball" used as a nickname for someone with a squat physique or a clumsy or uncouth manner . Dutch metonymic occupational name for a clog maker from Middle Dutch clompe "clog wooden shoe".
Added 11/20/2023 by Paradiso36