Klee Family History

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Klee Name Meaning

apparently from Middle High German kle ‘clover’, either a topographic name for someone who lived near a field of clover or a metonymic occupational name for someone who grew clover to feed cattle. from a shortened form of the personal name Klemens.

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


Similar surnames: Lee, Kley, Knee, Kleve, Klem, Kleber, Leed, Kade, Len, Clee

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Klee Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Klee name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Klee. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    35%

  • Germanic Europe

    20%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    16%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    6%

  • European Jewish

    4%

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Klee Family Origin

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Klee Family Occupations

What did your Klee ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Klee occupation in the UK was Musician. 67% of Klee's were Musicians. A less common occupation for the Klee family was Muscian. Musician and Band Master (Musician) were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Klee.

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  • Musician

    67%
  • Band Master (Musician)

    17%
  • Muscian

    17%

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Klee Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Klee. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Klee 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Klee. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Klee. For the veterans among your Klee ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Klee Life Expectancy

What is the average Klee lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Klee life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1954. The average life expectancy for Klee in 1946 was 49, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Klee

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Klee 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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