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Klamer Name Meaning

German:: variant of Klammer . from the medieval personal name Clamer (Clamor) which was popular in patrician families in the 16th and 17th centuries.

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


Similar surnames: Kamer, Klahr, Klauber, Lazer, Kummer, Hamer, Kramer, Flamer, Lamey

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Where is the Klamer family from?

You can see how Klamer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Klamer family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Klamer families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 10 Klamer families living in Indiana. This was about 36% of all the recorded Klamer's in USA. Indiana had the highest population of Klamer families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Klamer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Klamer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Klamer. 39% of Klamer men worked as a Laborer and 31% of Klamer women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Klamer were Proprietor and Clerk. .

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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

  • Laborer
    39%
  • Farmer
    36%
  • Salesman
    13%
  • Proprietor
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    31%
  • Sales Clerk
    9%
  • Saleslady
    9%
  • Clerk
    9%
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What Klamer family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Klamer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Klamer 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 496 immigration records available for the last name Klamer. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 349 military records available for the last name Klamer. For the veterans among your Klamer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Klamer lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Klamer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Klamer in 1962 was 63, and 74 in 2004.

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