Klassen Family History

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Klassen Name Meaning

North German: patronymic from Klass, a Low German reduced form of Nikolaus (see Nicholas).

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


Similar surnames: Klausen, Klass, Lassen, Clausen, Klauser, Classen, Claassen, Klasen

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Klassen Family Origin

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Klassen Family Occupations

What did your Klassen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Klassen family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Klassen. The most common Klassen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Klassen's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%

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

Klassen Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Klassen ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Klassen Life Expectancy

What is the average Klassen lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, Klassen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Klassen in 1956 was 48, and 75 in 2004.

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Famous Klassen Family

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