Klages Family History

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Klages Name Meaning

North German: from a pet form of the medieval personal name Klaus.

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


Similar surnames: Klaes, Klas, Karges, Klaas, Klaus, Kares, Lage, Loges, Kloes, Kage

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Klages Family Origin

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Klages Family Occupations

What did your Klages ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Keeping House, Farmer and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Klages. A less common occupation for the Klages family was Box Maker. The most common Klages occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 9% of Klages's were Keeping Houses.

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  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Farmer

    6%
  • Baker

    4%
  • Box Maker

    4%

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

Klages Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Klages. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Klages 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 Klages. 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 Klages. For the veterans among your Klages ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Klages Life Expectancy

What is the average Klages lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Klages life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Klages in 1952 was 61, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Klages

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Klages 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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