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Klose Family History

Klose Name Meaning

German and Western Slavic: from the pet name Klose, a Silesian derivative of the personal name Nikolaus (see Klos and Nicholas).

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

Similar surnames: Kloss, Lose, Klos, Close, Blose, Lohse, Kloos, Kos, Klish, Kloes

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Where is the Klose family from?

You can see how Klose families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Klose family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Klose families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 14 Klose families living in Ontario. This was about 56% of all the recorded Klose's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Klose families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Klose surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Klose ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Klose. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Laborer
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Klose. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Klose 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Klose. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Klose. For the veterans among your Klose ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Klose lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Klose life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Klose in 1962 was 56, and 80 in 2004.

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