Klinefelter Family History

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Klinefelter Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Kleinfelder.

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

Similar surnames: Kleinfelter, Clodfelter, Lineberger, Clotfelter, Lingafelter

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Klinefelter Family Origin

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Klinefelter Family Occupations

What did your Klinefelter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Klinefelter family was Laborer. Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Klinefelter. The most common Klinefelter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Klinefelter's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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

Klinefelter Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Klinefelter Life Expectancy

What is the average Klinefelter lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Klinefelter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Klinefelter in 1949 was 44, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Klinefelter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Klinefelter 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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