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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 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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  • Pianist

    50%
  • Retired Baker

    50%

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Kloss Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 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 642 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 1,000 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

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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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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kloss 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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