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Klima Family History

Klima Name Meaning

Czech (Klíma) and southeastern German: from a vernacular form of the personal name Kliment or Klemens, Latin Clemens (see Clement).

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


Similar surnames: Klim, Kliman, Klika, Klimas, Klema, Klimek, Klitz, Klimko, Kalina

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Where is the Klima family from?

You can see how Klima families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Klima family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Klima families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 54 Klima families living in Ohio. This was about 34% of all the recorded Klima's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Klima families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Klima surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Klima ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Klima. 16% of Klima men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Klima women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Klima were Machinist and Stenographer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    16%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Machinist
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    10%
  • Waitress
    9%
  • Teacher
    7%
  • Stenographer
    7%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Klima. 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 Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Klima. For the veterans among your Klima ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Klima lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Klima life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Klima in 1943 was 27, and 81 in 2004.

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