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Klus Name Meaning

Polish: from a pet form of the personal name Mikolaj, Polish form of Nicholas. Compare Klos. Polish (Klus): nickname from klus ‘trot’, klusak ‘trotter’. North German: topographic name from Middle Low German kluse ‘monk’s cell’, ‘narrow passage’. Compare Klausner.

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


Similar surnames: Klos, Klas, Klug, Klaus, Kless, Kus, Prus, Klee, Kauk, Kluk

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Klus Family Origin

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Klus Family Occupations

What did your Klus ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Klus occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Klus's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Klus family was Laborer. Farmer, Agent For Ties W. and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Klus.

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Agent For Ties W.

    9%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Laborer

    9%

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

Klus Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Klus Life Expectancy

What is the average Klus lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Klus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Klus in 1944 was 52, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Klus

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Klus 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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