Clos Family History

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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

What did your Clos ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Clos occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Clos's were Farmers. 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.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Cutlery

  • Dealer In Liquor


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Clos ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Clos Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Clos. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Clos 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 820 immigration records available for the last name Clos. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, 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 Clos. For the veterans among your Clos ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Clos Life Expectancy

What is the average Clos lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Clos

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Clos 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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