First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Klaassen

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Alt. Meaning

K is for keepsake, you treasure your memories.

L is for lofty, your ambitions are high!

A is for adaptable, whenever things change

A is for altruism, the unselfish you.

S is for share, your talents, time, and possessions with others

S is for sensitive, another side shows.

E is for excellence, your passion, your drive.

N is for neighborly, friendly to all acquaintances

Notable Persons With the Last Name Klaassen

Davy Klaassen is a soccer player for the AFC Ajax, Ajax Youth Academy, Netherlands national under-17 football team, and Netherlands national under-19 football team. Davy was born on February 22nd, 1993 in Hilversum.


Arno was born in 1982.


Jozef was born on March 5th, 1983.


Mihkel was born on February 24th, 1880. He passed away on March 7th, 1952.


René Klaassen is an athlete. René was born on March 4th, 1961.


Lieke was born on April 23rd, 1991 in Hengelo.


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Popularity of Klaassen as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Klaassen U.S.
  White 95.65% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.74% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.74% 16.26%

Of Last Name Klaassen

People with the last name Klaassen are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Klaassen

  • How Popular is the name Klaassen? As a last name Klaassen was the 26,534th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Klaassen? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Klaassen was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Klaassen: Your name in reverse order is Nessaalk. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ksalsena. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Klaassen? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 919 people with the last name Klaassen.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Klaassen? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Klaassen as their last name since less than 1 person in 323k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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