Klien Name Meaning

Eastern German: from Slavic klin ‘nook’, ‘corner’, ‘wedge (of an axe)’, hence a topographic name or a metonymic occupational name for an axe-maker.

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


Similar surnames: Bien, Klee, Klipp, Len, Oien, Lier, Kiehn, Lien, Klitz, Kleven

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Klien Family Origin

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Klien Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Cooper

    3%

In 1880, the most common Klien occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Klien's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Klien. A less common occupation for the Klien family was Cooper.

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Klien Historical Records

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Klien Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1964 and 2003, Klien life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Klien in 1964 was 52, and 59 in 2003.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Klien

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