Clos Name Meaning

French: topographic name for someone who lived by an enclosure of some sort, Old French clos, from Late Latin clausum, past participle of claudere ‘to close’. Compare Close 1. Dutch: variant of Claeys. Respelling of German Kloss.

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


Similar surnames: Close, Clow, Duclos, Klos, Glos, Closs, Cloos, Cross, Low, Crose

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Clos Family Origin

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Clos Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Keeping House

    14%
  • Cutlery

    7%
  • Dealer In Liquor

    7%

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In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Cutlery were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Clos. A less common occupation for the Clos family was Dealer In Liquor. The most common Clos occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Clos's were Farmers.

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Clos Historical Records

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Clos Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1958 and 2004, Clos life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Clos in 1958 was 64, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Clos

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