Klock Name Meaning

nickname from Middle Dutch or Low German cloec, clo(o)c ‘deft’, ‘skillful’, ‘clever’. habitational name from a house distinguished by the sign of a bell, Middle High German glocke, Middle Dutch clocke. In some instances this may also have been a metonymic occupational name for a bell maker or bell ringer. nickname from de Kloke ‘the wise one’, from Middle Low German kloke ‘wise person’.

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


Similar surnames: Glock, Lock, Block, Kock, Krock, Flock, Kruck, Rock, Slack, Stock

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Klock Family Origin

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Klock Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Agent

    8%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Law Student

    8%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Klock family was Law Student. Farmer, Agent and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Klock. The most common Klock occupation in Canada was Farmer. 17% of Klock's were Farmers.

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Klock Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, Klock life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Klock in 1956 was 58, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Klock

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