Klatt Family History

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Klatt Name Meaning

from Middle Low German klatte ‘rag’, ‘low-grade wool’; also ‘tousled hair’, hence a nickname for someone with untidy hair. Silesian variant of Klette (see Klett 1).

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

Similar surnames: Katt, Platt, Blatt, Glatt, Latt, Flatt, Kath, Kalt, Lett, Plate

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Klatt Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Klatt name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Klatt. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Norway


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Klatt Family Origin

Where is the Klatt family from?

Klatt Family Occupations

What did your Klatt ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Klatt. The most common Klatt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Klatt's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Klatt family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Blacksmith

  • Keeping House


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

Klatt Historical Records

What Klatt family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 21,000 census records available for the last name Klatt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Klatt 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Klatt. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Klatt. For the veterans among your Klatt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Klatt Life Expectancy

What is the average Klatt lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Klatt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1959. The average life expectancy for Klatt in 1946 was 44, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Klatt 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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