Claes Name Meaning

Dutch: from a reduced form of the personal name Nik(o)laas (see Nicholas, Claassen, Claus).

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


Similar surnames: Claeys, Klaes, Claus, Class, Klaus, Glaus, Lees, Clasen, Claps, Clem

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Claes Family Origin

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Claes Family Occupations

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  • Cheesemonger

    100%

In 1881, the most common Claes occupation in the UK was Cheesemonger. 100% of Claes's were Cheesemongers.

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Between 1942 and 2003, Claes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Claes in 1942 was 47, and 51 in 2003.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Claes

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