Kluger Family History

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Kluger Name Meaning

German (Klüger): nickname meaning ‘(the) refined one’, ‘(the) clever one’, from an agent derivative of Middle High German kluoc (see Kluge). Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname from an inflected form of German and Yiddish klug ‘clever’, ‘wise’.

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


Similar surnames: Kluge, Luger, Kliger, Kluver, Kuper, Kugel, Klauber, Kuter, Sluder

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Kluger Family Origin

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Kluger Family Occupations

What did your Kluger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Hardware Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kluger. A less common occupation for the Kluger family was Keeping House. The most common Kluger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Kluger's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Blacksmith

    10%
  • Hardware Store

    10%
  • Keeping House

    10%

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

Kluger Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kluger Life Expectancy

What is the average Kluger lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Kluger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Kluger in 1953 was 46, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kluger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kluger 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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