Kloss Family History

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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

Similar surnames: Klos, Gloss, Koss, Kloos, Klass, Kless, Kloes, Klose, Loss, Kuss

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Kloss Family Origin

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Kloss Family Occupations

What did your Kloss ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Blue Printer Of Enanicrs H and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Kloss. 6% of Kloss men worked as a Blue Printer Of Enanicrs H and 42% of Kloss women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kloss were Chemist (analytical) and (retired) Colonial Government

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Blue Printer Of Enanicrs H
  • Boot shoe Packer
  • Cabinet Manufacturer
  • Chemist (analytical)

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Servant
  • Shirt Machinist
  • (retired) Colonial Government

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

Kloss Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Kloss. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kloss 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Kloss. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Kloss. For the veterans among your Kloss ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kloss Life Expectancy

What is the average Kloss lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

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