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Klette Surname Meaning

German:: unflattering nickname for an annoyingly persistent and also ambitious person from Middle High German klette ‘burr’ by extension ‘nuisance’. nickname from Middle Low German klatte ‘tatter rag’ for a poor or unkempt person. topographic name for someone who lived in a hovel from a Germanized Slavic word meaning ‘hovel’ or ‘shed’. habitational name from a place so named in Brandenburg (now Poland).

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

Similar surnames: Kletter, Klett, Ketter, Koetter, Platte, Klatt, Lett, Klee, Jette

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Where is the Klette family from?

You can see how Klette families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Klette family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Klette families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 5 Klette families living in Kentucky. This was 100% of all the recorded Klette's in USA. Kentucky had the highest population of Klette families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Klette surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Klette ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Klette. 100% of Klette women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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 Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Klette. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Klette 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 463 immigration records available for the last name Klette. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Klette. For the veterans among your Klette ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Klette lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Klette life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Klette in 1964 was 71, and 65 in 2004.

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