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Kline Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Dutch and Jewish Klein . Slovenian: derivative of klin ‘wedge wooden peg’ used as a topographic name for someone who lived on a wedge-shaped piece of land.

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

Similar surnames: Cline, Klink, Klinge, Klein, Pline, Kling, Lipe, Clyne, Lind, Kalina

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Where is the Kline family from?

You can see how Kline families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kline family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Kline families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 8 Kline families living in Lancashire. This was about 53% of all the recorded Kline's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Kline families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kline surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kline ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Tailors Presser and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Kline. 100% of Kline men worked as a Tailors Presser and 75% of Kline 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 Male Occupations In 1939

  • Tailors Presser

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Stall Assistant (fur Fur)
  • Elementary School Teacher
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Census Records

There are 230,000 census records available for the last name Kline. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kline 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 14,000 immigration records available for the last name Kline. 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 50,000 military records available for the last name Kline. For the veterans among your Kline ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kline lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Kline life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Kline in 1940 was 33, and 75 in 2004.

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