Klish Family History

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Klish Name Meaning

from Old Polish klec ‘shabby room’ or ‘gossip’, or from Upper Sorbian kletka ‘smallholding’, ‘tumbledown house’ (from Old Slavic kleti ‘house’). alternatively, it may be from the Slavic personal name Klich, a derivative of the personal name Kliment (see Clement).

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

Similar surnames: Klich, Klim, Krisch, Kadish, Kolich, Kulis, Bligh, Kloss, Klos, Klien

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Klish Family Origin

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Klish Family Occupations

What did your Klish ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Klish occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Klish's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer


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Klish Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Klish. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Klish 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 125 immigration records available for the last name Klish. 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 282 military records available for the last name Klish. For the veterans among your Klish ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Klish Life Expectancy

What is the average Klish lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Klish life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Klish in 1963 was 69, and 93 in 2004.

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