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Kloos Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: variant of Dutch Claes, German Klaus, from a short form of the personal name Niklaas, Nikolaus (see Nicholas).

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


Similar surnames: Loos, Klos, Kloss, Kloes, Koos, Klaas, Glos, Gloss, Klas, Cloos

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Kloos Family Origin

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Kloos Family Occupations

What did your Kloos ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Shoemaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kloos. The most common Kloos occupation in the USA was Laborer. 25% of Kloos's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Kloos family was Blacksmith.

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  • Laborer

    25%
  • Farmer

    19%
  • Shoemaker

    13%
  • Blacksmith

    6%

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

Kloos Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kloos Life Expectancy

What is the average Kloos lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Kloos life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Kloos in 1955 was 52, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kloos

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kloos 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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