Kling Name Meaning

Swedish: soldier’s name from kling(a), from Swedish klinga ‘blade’. German, Danish, and Dutch: variant of Klinge.

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


Similar surnames: Klinge, Kring, Klink, Klang, Ling, Kline, Lind, Klint, King, Edling

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Kling Family Origin

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Kling Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • Laborer

    29%
  • Cooper

    14%

In 1881, the most common Kling occupation in Canada was Farmer. 57% of Kling's were Farmers. Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Kling. A less common occupation for the Kling family was Cooper.

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Kling Historical Records

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Kling Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1940 and 2004, Kling life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Kling in 1940 was 45, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kling

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