Kliger Family History

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Kliger Name Meaning

Jewish (from Ukraine and Poland): nickname from an inflected form of Yiddish dialect klig ‘clever’, ‘wise’.

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


Similar surnames: Kluger, Liber, Kriger, Kizer, Tiger, Klauer, Klingler, Keiner, Geiger

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Kliger Family Origin

Where is the Kliger family from?

Kliger Family Occupations

What did your Kliger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kliger occupation in the USA was Farm Laborer. 50% of Kliger's were Farm Laborers. Farm Laborer and Shoemaker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Kliger.

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  • Farm Laborer

    50%
  • Shoemaker

    50%

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

Kliger Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kliger Life Expectancy

What is the average Kliger lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Kliger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Kliger in 1962 was 81, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kliger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kliger 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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