Klass Name Meaning

North German: from the personal name Klass, a Low German reduced form of Nikolaus (see Nicholas). Compare Dutch Claes. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Klas 4.

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


Similar surnames: Glass, Klas, Klaas, Blass, Kloss, Class, Klaes, Plass, Kass, Klaus

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Klass Family Origin

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Klass Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%
  • Farming

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Klass. A less common occupation for the Klass family was Farming. The most common Klass occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Klass's were Farmers.

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Klass Historical Records

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Klass Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1957 and 2004, Klass life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Klass in 1957 was 41, and 83 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Klass

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