Klug Family History

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Klug Name Meaning

German: nickname from eastern Middle High German kluc ‘wise’, ‘prudent’, or from the western form kluoc, which had the sense ‘noble’, ‘refined’; the word came into German from Middle Dutch cloec (see Klock) via Middle Low German klok (see Kloke). Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname from German and Yiddish klug ‘clever’, ‘wise’.

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

Similar surnames: Kluge, Krug, Klus, Karg, King, Klim, Kau, Kauk, Krum, Lung

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Klug Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Klug name?

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

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Sweden


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Klug Family Origin

Where is the Klug family from?

Klug Family Occupations

What did your Klug ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Klug occupation in the UK was Secretary To Du Barry Co Limited (Clerk). 100% of Klug's were Secretary To Du Barry Co Limited (Clerk)s.

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  • Secretary To Du Barry Co Limited (Clerk)


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Klug Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Klug. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Klug 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Klug. 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 9,000 military records available for the last name Klug. For the veterans among your Klug ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Klug Life Expectancy

What is the average Klug lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Klug life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Klug in 1944 was 35, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Klug 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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