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Klug Family History

Klug Name Meaning
German: nickname from eastern Middle High German kluc ‘wise’, ‘prudent’, or from the western form kluoc, which had the sense ‘noble’, ‘refined’; the word came into German from Middle Dutch cloec (see Klock) via Middle Low German klok (see Kloke).Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname from German and Yiddish klug ‘clever’, ‘wise’.

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

134,289 Historical Documents with Klug on Ancestry.com
41,931 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
8,977 Military Records
5,116 Immigration Records
21,873 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Klug Families

  • Number of Klug families
     95 - 188
     32 - 94
     1 - 31
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Klug families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Klug last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Klug Family Origin

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Klug Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Klug

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Klug Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Klug Civil War Service Records

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