Kloster Family History

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Kloster Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German kloster (Old High German klostar, from Late Latin clostrum ‘monastic cell’), hence a topographic name for someone who lived by a monastery or a metonymic occupational name for a servant in a monastery. Dutch: variant of Klooster, cognate with 1.

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

Similar surnames: Koster, Plaster, Klooster, Kolter, Oster, Gloster, Doster, Kostner

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Kloster Family Origin

Where is the Kloster family from?

Kloster Family Occupations

What did your Kloster ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Butcher and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kloster. The most common Kloster occupation in the USA was Farmer. 62% of Kloster's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kloster family was Carver.

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  • Farmer

  • Butcher

  • Carpenter

  • Carver


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

Kloster Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Kloster. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kloster 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 Kloster. 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 Kloster. For the veterans among your Kloster ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kloster Life Expectancy

What is the average Kloster lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Kloster life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Kloster in 1946 was 27, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kloster

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kloster 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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