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Klawitter Family History

Klawitter Name Meaning
habitational name for someone from a place named with Lithuanian klava ‘maple’.Germanized form of the Latvian patronymic Klevas, a derivative of the forename Klavs, a pet form of Nikolaus (see Nicholas).

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

22,608 Historical Documents with Klawitter on Ancestry.com
6,068 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,138 Military Records
649 Immigration Records
3,939 Census and Voter Lists
10,814 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Klawitter Families

  • Number of Klawitter families
     30 - 58
     11 - 29
     1 - 10
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Klawitter families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Klawitter last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Klawitter Family Origin

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Klawitter Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Klawitter

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Klawitter Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Military Service by Klawitter

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