Closs Name Meaning

English: variant of Close 1. German: variant of Kloss.

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

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Closs Family Origin

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Closs Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Keeping House

    5%

In 1880, the most common Closs occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Closs's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Closs. A less common occupation for the Closs family was Keeping House.

Source: Census data for Closs | Data not to scale

Closs Historical Records

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Closs Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Closs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Closs in 1953 was 46, and 69 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Closs

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