Klausner Family History

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Klausner Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle High German klosenære, klusenære and German Klausner ‘hermit’ (from Latin clausum ‘cell’, ‘shut-away place’), hence a topographic name for someone living by a hermit’s cell or a byname for a hermit. The reasons of its adoption by Jews are uncertain. Austrian and Swiss German: topographic name from Klause ‘narrow pass’, ‘defile’.

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

Similar surnames: Klauser, Kasner, Lauser, Laufer, Krauser, Klauber, Klauer, Blattner

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Klausner Family Origin

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Klausner Family Occupations

What did your Klausner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Butcher, Gardener and Liquor Dealer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Klausner. The most common Klausner occupation in the USA was Butcher. 17% of Klausner's were Butchers. A less common occupation for the Klausner family was Peddler.

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  • Butcher

  • Gardener

  • Liquor Dealer

  • Peddler


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Klausner Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Klausner Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Klausner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Klausner in 1955 was 54, and 84 in 2004.

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