Kline Family History

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Kline Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Dutch, German, and Jewish Klein. Slovenian (eastern Slovenia): probably a nickname or topographic name from klin ‘wedge’, ‘wooden peg’.

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


Similar surnames: Cline, Klink, Klinge, Klein, Pline, Kling, Lipe, Clyne, Lind, Kalina

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Kline Family Origin

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Kline Family Occupations

What did your Kline ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kline. 14% of Kline men worked as a Laborer and 8% of Kline women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kline were Truck Driver and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    14%
  • Farmer
    11%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Truck Driver
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    8%
  • Stenographer
    7%
  • Housekeeper
    6%
  • Clerk
    5%

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

Kline Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 230,000 census records available for the last name Kline. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kline 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 14,000 immigration records available for the last name Kline. 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 50,000 military records available for the last name Kline. For the veterans among your Kline ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kline Life Expectancy

What is the average Kline lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Kline life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Kline in 1940 was 33, and 75 in 2004.

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