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Claycomb Name Meaning

Perhaps also English: habitational name from some minor place called with Old English clǣg ‘clay’ + cumb ‘combe valley’ for example Claycombe near Minchinhampton in Gloucestershire. Americanized form of German Kleikamp or Kleekamp .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Liscomb, Clayton, Acomb, Claytor, Claypool, Larcom, Claydon, Balcom

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Where is the Claycomb family from?

You can see how Claycomb families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Claycomb family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Claycomb families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 9 Claycomb families living in Kentucky. This was about 35% of all the recorded Claycomb's in USA. Kentucky had the highest population of Claycomb families in 1840.
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What did your Claycomb ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Claycomb. 26% of Claycomb men worked as a Laborer and 28% of Claycomb women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Claycomb were Salesman and Saleslady. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Truck Driver
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Housekeeper
  • Housework
  • Saleslady
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Claycomb. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Claycomb census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 112 immigration records available for the last name Claycomb. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Claycomb. For the veterans among your Claycomb ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Claycomb lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Claycomb life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Claycomb in 1946 was 44, and 77 in 2004.

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