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Clein Family History

Clein Name Meaning

Respelling of German Klein.

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


Similar surnames: Klein, Plein, Lein, Klain, Kleen, Stein, Levin, Gleim, Shein, Thein

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Where is the Clein family from?

You can see how Clein families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Clein family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Clein families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Clein families living in New York. This was about 50% of all the recorded Clein's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Clein families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Clein surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Clein ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Truck Driver and Farm Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Clein. 13% of Clein men worked as a Truck Driver.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Truck Driver
    13%
  • Farm Laborer
    13%
  • Chef
    13%
  • Salesman
    13%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Farm Laborer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Clein. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Clein census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 620 immigration records available for the last name Clein. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 272 military records available for the last name Clein. For the veterans among your Clein ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Clein lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Clein life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Clein in 1962 was 70, and 94 in 2004.

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