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Kloes Name Meaning

German: from a short form of the personal name Nikolaus (see Nicholas).

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


Similar surnames: Kloss, Kloos, Klos, Klaes, Klees, Klaus, Kunes, Illes, Ploen, Klee

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Where is the Kloes family from?

You can see how Kloes families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kloes family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Kloes families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Kloes family living in Illinois. This was 100% of all the recorded Kloes's in the USA. Illinois had the highest population of Kloes families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kloes surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kloes ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Clerk was the top reported job for people in the US named Kloes. 19% of Kloes men worked as a Clerk.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    19%
  • Carpenter
    19%
  • Attendant
    13%
  • Manager
    13%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kloes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kloes census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 188 immigration records available for the last name Kloes. 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 Cards

There are 226 military records available for the last name Kloes. For the veterans among your Kloes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kloes lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Kloes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Kloes in 1964 was 66, and 64 in 2004.

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