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Cleghorn Family History

Cleghorn Name Meaning
Scottish: habitational name from a place in Lanarkshire called Cleghorn. WN See also Claghorn.

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

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29,835 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,419 Military Records
3,292 Immigration Records
23,566 Census and Voter Lists
61,953 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Cleghorn Families

  • Number of Cleghorn families
     17 - 32
     6 - 16
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Cleghorn families
     50 - 97
     17 - 49
     1 - 16
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Cleghorn families
     58 - 113
     20 - 57
     1 - 19
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Cleghorn Family Origin

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Cleghorn Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Cleghorn

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Cleghorn Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Cleghorn census records

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Cleghorn Civil War Service Records

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