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Where is the Clarke family from?
You can see how Clarke families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Clarke family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Clarke families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 212 Clarke families living in Virginia. This was about 16% of all the recorded Clarke's in USA. Virginia had the highest population of Clarke families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Clarke surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Clarke. 11% of Clarke men worked as a Laborer and 8% of Clarke women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Clarke were Clerk and Maid. .