Klaus Name Meaning

German: from the personal name Klaus, a reduced form of Nikolaus (see Nicholas).

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


Similar surnames: Claus, Klaas, Glaus, Klass, Klaes, Klus, Klas, Klausen, Kloos, Kloes

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Klaus Family Origin

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Klaus Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Klaus. The most common Klaus occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Klaus's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Klaus family was Carpenter.

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Klaus Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1943 and 2004, Klaus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Klaus in 1943 was 44, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Klaus

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