Klos Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Klos Name Meaning

Dutch and German: variant spelling of Kloss. Polish: from a short form of Miklos, variant of the personal name Mikolaj, the Polish form of Nicholas. Polish (Klos): probably also a nickname for a small person, from klos ‘ear or spike of cereal’.

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

Similar surnames: Klus, Kloss, Klas, Glos, Kloos, Kos, Kloes, Clos, Koos, Los

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Klos Family Origin

Where is the Klos family from?

Klos Family Occupations

What did your Klos ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Klos. 72% of Klos men worked as a Laborer

View Census data for Klos | Data not to scale

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Laborer
  • Farmer

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

Klos Historical Records

What Klos family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Klos. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Klos census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Klos

Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Klos. 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.

View all Klos immigration records

Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Klos. For the veterans among your Klos ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Klos military records

You've only scratched the surface of Klos family history.

Klos Life Expectancy

What is the average Klos lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Klos life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Klos in 1944 was 22, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Klos

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Klos ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

Famous Klos Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name

14-Day Free Trial