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Klosky Family History

Klosky Name Meaning

American shortened and altered form of Klavekofski itself a Germanized form of Polish Klawikowski unexplained. American shortened and altered form of Polish Kloczkowski unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Klos, Kloss, Klose, Lesky, Koski, Trosky, Kolsky, Koshy, Kosa, Klouda

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Where is the Klosky family from?

You can see how Klosky families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Klosky family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Klosky families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 5 Klosky families living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Klosky's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Klosky families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Klosky surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Klosky ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Coal Miner was the top reported job for people in the USA named Klosky. 34% of Klosky men worked as a Coal Miner. .

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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

  • Coal Miner
    34%
  • Laborer
    23%
  • Salesman
    23%
  • Shipping Clerk
    23%
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What Klosky family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 722 census records available for the last name Klosky. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Klosky 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 88 immigration records available for the last name Klosky. 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 250 military records available for the last name Klosky. For the veterans among your Klosky ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Klosky lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Klosky life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Klosky in 1960 was 57, and 93 in 2004.

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