Klas Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GET STARTED

Klas Name Meaning

North German: variant spelling of Klass. Czech: from Czech klas ‘ear of a cereal plant’. See also Kless. Czech and Slovak: from a short form of the personal name Nikolas (see Nicholas). Jewish (Ashkenazic): unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Klass, Klos, Glas, Kulas, Klar, Klaas, Klaes, Klus, Blas, Kalas

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Klas Family Origin

Where is the Klas family from?

Klas Family Occupations

What did your Klas ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Klas family was Car Inspector. Farmer, Laborer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Klas. The most common Klas occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Klas's were Farmers.

View Census data for Klas | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    19%
  • Laborer

    19%
  • Butcher

    6%
  • Car Inspector

    6%

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

Klas Historical Records

What Klas family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Search 1940's US census records for Klas

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Klas. 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.

View all Klas immigration records

Draft Card

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

View all Klas military records

You've only scratched the surface of Klas family history.

Klas Life Expectancy

What is the average Klas lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Klas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Klas in 1953 was 37, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Klas

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Klas 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.

Famous Klas Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Look up another name