Closs Name Meaning

English: variant of Close 1. German: variant of Kloss.

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


Similar surnames: Close, Clos, Gloss, Class, Cloos, Kloss, Bloss, Klos, Noss, Closser

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Closs Family Origin

Where is the Closs family from?

SHOW MORE

Closs Family Occupations

What did your Closs ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Closs family was Brick Lab. Baker, Coal Miner and Slate Quarryman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Closs. The most common Closs occupation in the UK was Baker. 9% of Closs's were Bakers.

View Census data for Closs | Data not to scale

SHOW MORE
  • Baker

    9%
  • Coal Miner

    9%
  • Slate Quarryman

    9%
  • Brick Lab

    5%

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

Closs Historical Records

What Closs family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Closs ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Closs

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Closs Life Expectancy

What is the average Closs lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, Closs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Closs in 1953 was 46, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Closs

SHOW MORE

United States

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Closs 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.

Famous Closs Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)

Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Look up another name