Klauss Family History

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Klauss Name Meaning

German: variant spelling of Klaus.

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


Similar surnames: Clauss, Krauss, Knauss, Klass, Klaus, Claus, Klas, Fauss, Hauss

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Klauss Family Origin

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Klauss Family Occupations

What did your Klauss ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Klauss family was Collar Maker. Laborer, Book Keeper and Brewer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Klauss. The most common Klauss occupation in the USA was Laborer. 20% of Klauss's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    20%
  • Book Keeper

    10%
  • Brewer

    10%
  • Collar Maker

    10%

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

Klauss Historical Records

What Klauss family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Klauss Life Expectancy

What is the average Klauss lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Klauss life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Klauss in 1959 was 49, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Klauss

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Klauss 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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