Klien Family History

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Klien Name Meaning

Eastern German: from Slavic klin ‘nook’, ‘corner’, ‘wedge (of an axe)’, hence a topographic name or a metonymic occupational name for an axe-maker.

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

Similar surnames: Bien, Klee, Klipp, Len, Oien, Lier, Kiehn, Lien, Klitz, Kleven

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Klien Family Origin

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Klien Family Occupations

What did your Klien ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Klien. 14% of Klien men worked as a Laborer and 9% of Klien women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Klien were Clerk and Bookkeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Farmer
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Clerk
  • Saleslady
  • Bookkeeper

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

Klien Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Klien. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Klien 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Klien. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Klien. For the veterans among your Klien ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Klien Life Expectancy

What is the average Klien lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2003, in the United States, Klien life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Klien in 1964 was 52, and 59 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Klien

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