Klaes Family History

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Klaes Name Meaning

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

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


Similar surnames: Klaas, Klass, Klas, Claes, Klaus, Klages, Kloes, Klees, Kloos, Klos

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Klaes Family Origin

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Klaes Family Occupations

What did your Klaes ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Boiler Maker and Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Klaes. The most common Klaes occupation in the USA was Laborer. 33% of Klaes's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Klaes family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Laborer

    33%
  • Boiler Maker

    8%
  • Clerk

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Klaes ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Klaes Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Klaes. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Klaes. For the veterans among your Klaes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Klaes Life Expectancy

What is the average Klaes lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Klaes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Klaes in 1953 was 52, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Klaes

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Klaes ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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