Klass Family History

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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

What did your Klass ancestors do for a living?

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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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%
  • Farming

    5%

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

Klass Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Klass Life Expectancy

What is the average Klass lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Klass

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Klass 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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