Klingaman Family History

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Klingaman Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from Klinga in Saxony. Probably an altered spelling of Klingemann, variant of Klinge.

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

Similar surnames: Bingaman, Kinman, Klingman, Lineman, Kinneman, Ingman, Ligman

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Klingaman Family Origin

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Klingaman Family Occupations

What did your Klingaman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Klingaman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 61% of Klingaman's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Buying Stock were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Klingaman. A less common occupation for the Klingaman family was Clk. In Lumber.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Buying Stock

  • Clk. In Lumber


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

Klingaman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Klingaman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Klingaman census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Klingaman

Passenger List

There are 150 immigration records available for the last name Klingaman. 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 803 military records available for the last name Klingaman. For the veterans among your Klingaman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Klingaman Life Expectancy

What is the average Klingaman lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Klingaman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Klingaman in 1953 was 42, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Klingaman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Klingaman 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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