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Clarke Family History

Clarke Name Meaning
English: variant spelling of Clark.

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

7,541,137 Historical Documents with Clarke on Ancestry.com
2,321,328 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
156,150 Military Records
230,332 Immigration Records
1,552,777 Census and Voter Lists
3,280,550 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Clarke Families

  • Number of Clarke families
     703 - 1,404
     235 - 702
     1 - 234
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Clarke families
     4,186 - 8,370
     1,396 - 4,185
     1 - 1,395
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Clarke families
     246 - 489
     83 - 245
     1 - 82
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Clarke census records

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Clarke 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 Clarke families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Clarke Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Clarke 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 Clarke

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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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Clarke Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Clarke census records

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

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

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Clarke Civil War Service Records

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

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