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Clensy Family History

Clensy Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Cressy, Cheney, Creasy, Cleary, Cloney, Cleasby, Clancy, Glenny

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Where is the Clensy family from?

You can see how Clensy families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Clensy family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Clensy families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there was 1 Clensy family living in Ohio. This was 100% of all the recorded Clensy's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Clensy families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Clensy surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Clensy ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Clensy. 100% of Clensy women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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.

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Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%
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What Clensy family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 298 census records available for the last name Clensy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Clensy 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 40 immigration records available for the last name Clensy. 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 59 military records available for the last name Clensy. For the veterans among your Clensy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Clensy lifespan?

Between 1973 and 1999, in the United States, Clensy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Clensy in 1973 was 75, and 69 in 1999.

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