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Klus Name Meaning

Polish: from a pet form of the personal name Mikolaj, Polish form of Nicholas. Compare Klos. Polish (Klus): nickname from klus ‘trot’, klusak ‘trotter’. North German: topographic name from Middle Low German kluse ‘monk’s cell’, ‘narrow passage’. Compare Klausner.

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


Similar surnames: Klos, Klas, Klug, Klaus, Kless, Kus, Prus, Klee, Kauk, Kluk

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Where is the Klus family from?

You can see how Klus families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Klus family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Klus families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 8 Klus families living in Alberta. This was about 53% of all the recorded Klus's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Klus families in 1911.
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What did your Klus ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Klus. .

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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

  • Farmer
    100%
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Census Records

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

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What is the average Klus lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Klus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Klus in 1944 was 52, and 79 in 2004.

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