Kligman Family History

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Kligman Name Meaning

Jewish (from Poland and Ukraine): nickname from Yiddish dialect klig ‘clever’, ‘wise’ + man ‘man’.

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


Similar surnames: Kilman, Lisman, Lipman, Kleiman, Klarman, Krizman, Kinman, Kleinman

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Kligman Family Origin

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Kligman Family Occupations

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Kligman Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kligman Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Kligman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Kligman in 1962 was 68, and 78 in 2004.

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