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Klim Name Meaning

Polish and Sorbian: from a short form of the personal name Kliment, Klemens, from the Latin personal name Clemens (see Clement). Perhaps also a variant of South German Klimm, a topographic name from Middle High German klimme ‘height’, ‘hill’. nickname for a fearful person, from Middle High German klimpfen ‘to press’, ‘to oppress’.

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


Similar surnames: Keim, Klima, Lim, Klem, Keil, Klee, Klos, Klein, Klitz, Krim

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Klim Family Origin

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Klim Family Occupations

What did your Klim ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Klim occupation in the USA was Druggist. 13% of Klim's were Druggists. Druggist, Farmer and Keeps House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Klim. A less common occupation for the Klim family was Laborer.

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  • Druggist

    13%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Keeps House

    13%
  • Laborer

    13%

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

Klim Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Klim. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Klim 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 978 immigration records available for the last name Klim. 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 698 military records available for the last name Klim. For the veterans among your Klim ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Klim Life Expectancy

What is the average Klim lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2003, in the United States, Klim life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Klim in 1958 was 31, and 77 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Klim

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Klim 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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