Kloss Name Meaning

from the south and eastern German personal name Kloss, a short form of Nikolaus, German form of Nicholas. Compare Klos. The form Klöss is found in Württemberg and Rhineland. nickname from Sorbian klos ‘lanky child’ (literally ‘stalk’).

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

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Kloss Family Origin

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Kloss Family Occupations

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  • Pianist

    50%
  • Retired Baker

    50%

In 1881, Pianist and Retired Baker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Kloss. The most common Kloss occupation in the UK was Pianist. 50% of Kloss's were Pianists.

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Kloss Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, Kloss life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Kloss in 1944 was 41, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kloss

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