Klug Name Meaning

German: nickname from eastern Middle High German kluc ‘wise’, ‘prudent’, or from the western form kluoc, which had the sense ‘noble’, ‘refined’; the word came into German from Middle Dutch cloec (see Klock) via Middle Low German klok (see Kloke). Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname from German and Yiddish klug ‘clever’, ‘wise’.

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


Similar surnames: Kluge, Krug, Klus, Karg, King, Klim, Kau, Kauk, Krum, Lung

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Klug Family Origin

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Klug Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Klug. A less common occupation for the Klug family was Keeping House. The most common Klug occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Klug's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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Klug Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, Klug life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Klug in 1944 was 35, and 75 in 2004.

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