Claes Name Meaning

Dutch: from a reduced form of the personal name Nik(o)laas (see Nicholas, Claassen, Claus).

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


Similar surnames: Claeys, Klaes, Claus, Class, Klaus, Glaus, Lees, Clasen, Claps, Clem

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Claes Family Origin

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Claes Family Occupations

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  • Manufactorer

    33%
  • Showcare Manufaturer

    33%
  • Showcase Mfg.

    33%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Claes family was Showcase Mfg.. Manufactorer and Showcare Manufaturer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Claes. The most common Claes occupation in the USA was Manufactorer. 33% of Claes's were Manufactorers.

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Claes Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2003, Claes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Claes in 1942 was 47, and 51 in 2003.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Claes

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