Klien Family History

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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

What did your Klien ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Cooper

    3%

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

Klien Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Klien Life Expectancy

What is the average Klien lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2003, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Klien

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Klien 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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