Kloos Family History

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Kloos Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: variant of Dutch Claes, German Klaus, from a short form of the personal name Niklaas, Nikolaus (see Nicholas).

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


Similar surnames: Loos, Klos, Kloss, Kloes, Koos, Klaas, Glos, Gloss, Klas, Cloos

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Kloos Family Origin

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Kloos Family Occupations

What did your Kloos ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kloos. 10% of Kloos men worked as a Farmer and 8% of Kloos women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kloos were Manager and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    10%
  • Laborer
    9%
  • Salesman
    5%
  • Manager
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    8%
  • Housewife
    8%
  • Nurse
    8%
  • Teacher
    8%

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

Kloos Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Kloos. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kloos 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Kloos. 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 Kloos. For the veterans among your Kloos ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kloos Life Expectancy

What is the average Kloos lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Kloos life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Kloos in 1955 was 52, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kloos

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