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Kliman Name Meaning

Czech: from a variant of the personal name Kliment, from Latin Clemens (see Clement).

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


Similar surnames: Klima, Klimas, Klim, Klimek, Kleiman, Kolman, Sliman, Kilian, Klarman

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Where is the Kliman family from?

You can see how Kliman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kliman family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Kliman families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 3 Kliman families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 60% of all the recorded Kliman's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Kliman families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kliman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kliman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kliman. 32% of Kliman men worked as a Salesman and 34% of Kliman women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kliman were Operator and Bookkeeper. .

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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

  • Salesman
    32%
  • Manager
    22%
  • Laborer
    22%
  • Operator
    16%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    34%
  • Housekeeper
    34%
  • Bookkeeper
    34%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kliman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kliman census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 357 immigration records available for the last name Kliman. 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 90 military records available for the last name Kliman. For the veterans among your Kliman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kliman lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Kliman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Kliman in 1965 was 73, and 61 in 2004.

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