Klas Name Meaning

North German: variant spelling of Klass. Czech: from Czech klas ‘ear of a cereal plant’. See also Kless. Czech and Slovak: from a short form of the personal name Nikolas (see Nicholas). Jewish (Ashkenazic): unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Klass, Klos, Glas, Kulas, Klar, Klaas, Klaes, Klus, Blas, Kalas

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Klas Family Origin

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Klas Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Laborer

    19%
  • Butcher

    6%
  • Car Inspector

    6%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Klas family was Car Inspector. The most common Klas occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Klas's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Klas.

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Klas Historical Records

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Klas Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Klas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Klas in 1953 was 37, and 90 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Klas

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