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Kluth Name Meaning

North German: from Middle Low German klut(e) ‘lump of earth’, ‘sod’, ‘clod’, hence nicknames for an ungainly, clumsy, or uncouth person; in some cases they may have been applied as a metonymic occupational name for a farmer. See also Kloth, Klotz. North German: habitational name from, for example, places called Klut near Hamelin or Detmold. Probably also a variant of Dutch Kloot(e) or Kloet, cognates of 1, from Middle Dutch cloot ‘clog’, ‘clod’, ‘lump’.

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


Similar surnames: Klutz, Bluth, Kloth, Pluth, Koth, Knuth, Rauth, Gluth, Kuch, Lutz

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Kluth Family Origin

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Kluth Family Occupations

What did your Kluth ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kluth family was Boots & Shoes. The most common Kluth occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Kluth's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and At Home were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kluth.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • At Home

    5%
  • Boots & Shoes

    5%

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Kluth Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kluth Life Expectancy

What is the average Kluth lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Kluth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Kluth in 1962 was 79, and 71 in 2004.

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