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Klatt Family History

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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Where is the Klatt family from?

You can see how Klatt families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Klatt family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Klatt families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 102 Klatt families living in Wisconsin. This was about 28% of all the recorded Klatt's in the USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Klatt families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Klatt surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Klatt ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Klatt. 23% of Klatt men worked as a Farmer and 9% of Klatt women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Klatt were Farm Laborer and Housework.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    23%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Farm Laborer
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    9%
  • Waitress
    9%
  • Maid
    8%
  • Housework
    8%
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Census Records

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 Lists

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 Cards

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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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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