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Klang Name Meaning

Swedish: soldier’s name from klang ‘clang’, ‘ringing noise’. Possibly also German: from an altered and reduced form of the personal name Nikolaus, vernacular form of Greek Nikolaos (see Nicholas).

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


Similar surnames: Kling, Lang, Sang, Kring, Ulan, Olan, Kang, Klahr, Klann, Long

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Klang Family Origin

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Klang Family Occupations

What did your Klang ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Klang family was Keeping House. Baker, Blacksmith and Carpenter & Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Klang. The most common Klang occupation in the USA was Baker. 20% of Klang's were Bakers.

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  • Baker

    20%
  • Blacksmith

    20%
  • Carpenter & Farmer

    20%
  • Keeping House

    20%

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

Klang Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Klang Life Expectancy

What is the average Klang lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Klang life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Klang in 1947 was 30, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Klang

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Klang 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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