Class Name Meaning

English: from the medieval personal name Classe, a short form of Nicholas. See also Clayson. Variant of Klaas or Klass, North German forms of Claus.

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


Similar surnames: Plass, Klass, Glass, Blass, Claus, Cass, Claes, Lass, Clauss, Closs

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Class Family Origin

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Class Family Occupations

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  • Blacksmith

    67%
  • Farmer

    33%

In 1881, the most common Class occupation in Canada was Blacksmith. 67% of Class's were Blacksmiths. Blacksmith and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Class.

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Class Historical Records

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Class Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1951 and 2004, Class life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Class in 1951 was 24, and 70 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Class

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