Klem Family History

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Klem Name Meaning

from a short form of the personal name Klemens (see Clement). respelling of Klemm.

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


Similar surnames: Klim, Clem, Klehm, Klemm, Lem, Klee, Kley, Klema, Prem, Klos

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Klem Family Origin

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Klem Family Occupations

What did your Klem ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Klem. A less common occupation for the Klem family was Musician. The most common Klem occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Klem's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Farming

    8%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Musician

    6%

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

Klem Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Klem Life Expectancy

What is the average Klem lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Klem life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Klem in 1945 was 31, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Klem

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Klem 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.

Famous Klem Family

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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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