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  1. Klein, Felix Kleinnoun

    German mathematician who created the Klein bottle (1849-1925)

  2. Klein, Melanie Kleinnoun

    United States psychoanalyst (born in Austria) who was the first to specialize in the psychoanalysis of small children (1882-1960)

  3. Klein, Calvin Klein, Calvin Richard Kleinnoun

    United States fashion designer noted for understated fashions (born in 1942)


  1. klein

    Klein is a German surname, which translates to "small" in English. It is one of the most common surnames in Germany. In mathematics, the term "Klein" is often associated with the mathematician Felix Klein, who is known for Klein’s theorem and the Klein bottle. The Klein bottle is a non-orientable surface, a mathematical concept which has no defined 'inside' or 'outside'. Therefore, "Klein" can refer to different concepts depending on the context.


  1. Klein

    Klein is an unincorporated community in the extraterritorial jurisdiction of Houston within north Harris County, Texas, United States, bordering on Houston to the South and Tomball to the North. It is named after Adam Klein, a German immigrant whose best-known great-great-grandson is singer Lyle Lovett. Other famous sons and daughters of the Klein community include actor Lee Pace, actor Matthew Bomer, actress Lynn Collins, actress Sherry Stringfield, singer/songwriter Derek Webb, songwriter Aaron Tate, singer/songwriter Chase Hamblin, actor Ben Rappaport and Olympic gold-medalists Laura Wilkinson and Chad Hedrick. Klein is served by David Wayne Hooks Memorial Airport, one of just a few privately owned airports in the U.S. to have a Federal Aviation Administration control tower, and home to Civil Air Patrol's Delta Composite Squadron.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. KLEIN

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Klein is ranked #392 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Klein surname appeared 81,471 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 28 would have the surname Klein.

    95.4% or 77,731 total occurrences were White.
    2.3% or 1,874 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.1% or 921 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.6% or 489 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.3% or 261 total occurrences were Black.
    0.2% or 187 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Klein in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Klein in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Klein in a Sentence

  1. Canopy Growth:

    We remain focused on advancing our Canopy Growth CEO David Klein ecosystem and expect significant cannabis reform to take place during this Congress.

  2. Christopher Bruno:

    We are extremely disappointed by the government's decision to charge Mr. Klein, mr. Klein intends to vigorously defend these charges at trial.

  3. Patty Trevino:

    I was sitting down with our head chef Owen Klein, and we were talking about trends.

  4. Shakaila Forbes-Bell:

    We see safety orange, as it is titled, up and down the catwalks for spring and summer 2018 especially in the New York shows like Tom Ford, Calvin Klein and Rihanna's Fenty Puma.

  5. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez:

    We had been building and building, knocking on doors and doing everything we could, but a lot of the rhetoric I was met with from day one was,' You know,( Jeff Klein) is so powerful, and you have an uphill battle and I don't know if I want to donate. I received so many no's and so many question marks, asking if it was possible, then June 26th happened.

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