Klaas Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: from a reduced form of the personal name Nikolaus, Niklaas, vernacular forms of the Greek name Nikolaos (see Nicholas).

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


Similar surnames: Klaes, Klass, Klaus, Klas, Kaas, Kloos, Laas, Glass, Glaus, Class

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Klaas Family Origin

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Klaas Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Brick Manufactorer

    8%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Farming

    8%

In 1880, the most common Klaas occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Klaas's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Klaas family was Farming. Farmer, Brick Manufactorer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Klaas.

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Klaas Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1951 and 2004, Klaas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Klaas in 1951 was 39, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Klaas

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