Klingler Family History

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Klingler Name Meaning

in southern Germany and Austria, a topographic name from the field name Klingle, a diminutive of Klinge. nickname for a gossip, from Middle High German klingelen ‘to chat’. in southwestern Germany, an occupational name for town crier or a nickname for a beggar, from an agent derivative of klingeln ‘to ring a bell’.

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

Similar surnames: Klingner, Klinge, Singler, Klinkner, Tingler, Slinger, Kriegler

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Klingler Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Klingler name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Klingler. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Klingler Family Origin

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Klingler Family Occupations

What did your Klingler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Klingler. A less common occupation for the Klingler family was Carpenter. The most common Klingler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Klingler's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter


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

Klingler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Klingler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Klingler 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Klingler. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Klingler. For the veterans among your Klingler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Klingler Life Expectancy

What is the average Klingler lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Klingler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Klingler in 1956 was 53, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Klingler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Klingler 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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