Kling Family History

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Kling Name Meaning

Swedish: soldier’s name from kling(a), from Swedish klinga ‘blade’. German, Danish, and Dutch: variant of Klinge.

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


Similar surnames: Klinge, Kring, Klink, Klang, Ling, Kline, Lind, Klint, King, Edling

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Kling Family Origin

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Kling Family Occupations

What did your Kling ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kling family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kling. The most common Kling occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Kling's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Kling Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kling Life Expectancy

What is the average Kling lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Kling life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Kling in 1940 was 45, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kling

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kling 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.

Famous Kling Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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