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Clan Family History

Clan Name Meaning

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

89,385 Historical Documents with Clan on Ancestry.com
2,243 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,354 Military Records
402 Immigration Records
2,518 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Clan Families

  • Number of Clan families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Clan families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Clan families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Clan census records

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Census records can tell you little-known facts about your ancestors such as birthplace, occupation and value of personal estate.

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Clan Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Clan families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Clan Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Clan families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Clan

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Clan Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Clan census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Clan ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Clan Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

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