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Klausner Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German klōsenære klūsenære 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. South German (mainly Austria) and Swiss German: topographic name from Klause ‘narrow pass defile’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Klaus 2 with the Yiddish suffix -ner added to designate a person related to a house of worship or study.

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


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

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Where is the Klausner family from?

You can see how Klausner families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Klausner family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Klausner families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 10 Klausner families living in Missouri. This was about 34% of all the recorded Klausner's in USA. Missouri and 1 other state had the highest population of Klausner families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Klausner surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Klausner ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Klausner. 26% of Klausner men worked as a Salesman and 25% of Klausner women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Klausner were Lawyer and Bookkeeper. .

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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

  • Salesman
    26%
  • Proprietor
    10%
  • Farmer
    10%
  • Lawyer
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    25%
  • Housewife
    22%
  • Stenographer
    16%
  • Bookkeeper
    10%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 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 Cards

There are 957 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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What is the average Klausner lifespan?

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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