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Klausen Surname Meaning

Danish Norwegian and North German: patronymic from the personal name Klaus . Compare Clausen and Clauson

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Clausen, Klauser, Klassen, Klausing, Klaus, Lause, Clasen, Klausman

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Where is the Klausen family from?

You can see how Klausen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Klausen family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Klausen families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 2 Klausen families living in Cornwall. This was 100% of all the recorded Klausen's in United Kingdom. Cornwall had the highest population of Klausen families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Klausen surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Klausen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Klausen. 22% of Klausen men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Klausen women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Klausen were Dairyman and Cashier. .

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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
  • Farmer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Dairyman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Waitress
  • Stenographer
  • Cashier
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Klausen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Klausen 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 Klausen. 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 432 military records available for the last name Klausen. For the veterans among your Klausen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Klausen lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Klausen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Klausen in 1962 was 82, and 83 in 2004.

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