Klock Family History

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Klock Name Meaning

nickname from Middle Dutch or Low German cloec, clo(o)c ‘deft’, ‘skillful’, ‘clever’. habitational name from a house distinguished by the sign of a bell, Middle High German glocke, Middle Dutch clocke. In some instances this may also have been a metonymic occupational name for a bell maker or bell ringer. nickname from de Kloke ‘the wise one’, from Middle Low German kloke ‘wise person’.

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

Similar surnames: Glock, Lock, Block, Kock, Krock, Flock, Kruck, Rock, Slack, Stock

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Klock Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Klock name?

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

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Sweden


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Klock Family Origin

Where is the Klock family from?

Klock Family Occupations

What did your Klock ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Klock occupation in the UK was Baker. 100% of Klock's were Bakers.

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  • Baker


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Klock Historical Records

What Klock family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Klock. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Klock 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Klock. 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 Klock. For the veterans among your Klock ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Klock Life Expectancy

What is the average Klock lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Klock life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Klock in 1956 was 58, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Klock 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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