Klingner Family History

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Klingner Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a swordsmith, from an agent derivative of Middle High German klinge ‘sword blade’.

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

Similar surnames: Klinkner, Klingler, Klinner, Klinge, Klinger, Slinger, Clinger

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Klingner Family Origin

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Klingner Family Occupations

What did your Klingner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Agent For Wholesale Brewery and Bookkeeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Klingner. The most common Klingner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Klingner's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Klingner family was Cabinet Maker.

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  • Farmer

  • Agent For Wholesale Brewery

  • Bookkeeper

  • Cabinet Maker


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

Klingner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Klingner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Klingner 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 373 immigration records available for the last name Klingner. 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 627 military records available for the last name Klingner. For the veterans among your Klingner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Klingner Life Expectancy

What is the average Klingner lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2003, in the United States, Klingner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Klingner in 1956 was 53, and 78 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Klingner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Klingner 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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