Klas Family History

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Klas Name Meaning

North German: variant spelling of Klass. Czech: from Czech klas ‘ear of a cereal plant’. See also Kless. Czech and Slovak: from a short form of the personal name Nikolas (see Nicholas). Jewish (Ashkenazic): unexplained.

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

Similar surnames: Klass, Klos, Glas, Kulas, Klar, Klaas, Klaes, Klus, Blas, Kalas

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Klas Family Origin

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Klas Family Occupations

What did your Klas ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Klas. 18% of Klas men worked as a Farmer and 18% of Klas women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Klas were Proprietor and Dressmaker

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Assembler
  • Proprietor

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Clerk
  • Teacher
  • Dressmaker

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Klas Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Klas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Klas 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 918 immigration records available for the last name Klas. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 954 military records available for the last name Klas. For the veterans among your Klas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Klas Life Expectancy

What is the average Klas lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Klas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Klas in 1953 was 37, and 90 in 2004.

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