Kless Name Meaning

German: from the personal name Kless, a pet form of Niklaus, a German form of Nicholas.

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


Similar surnames: Kloss, Kress, Klass, Kleis, Klees, Kuss, Kloos, Klos, Klaus, Blass

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Kless Family Origin

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Kless Family Occupations

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  • Barber

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Boot And Shoe Maker

    10%
  • Carpenter

    10%

In 1880, the most common Kless occupation in the USA was Barber. 20% of Kless's were Barbers. A less common occupation for the Kless family was Carpenter. Barber, Farmer and Boot And Shoe Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kless.

Source: Census data for Kless | Data not to scale

Kless Historical Records

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Kless Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, Kless life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Kless in 1954 was 33, and 59 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kless

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