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Claborn Name Meaning

English: variant of Claiborne .

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


Similar surnames: Clayborn, Clayborne, Clayburn, Claiborne, Taborn, Clyburn, Colborn

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Where is the Claborn family from?

You can see how Claborn families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Claborn family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Claborn families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 3 Claborn families living in Tennessee. This was about 60% of all the recorded Claborn's in USA. Tennessee had the highest population of Claborn families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Claborn surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Claborn ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Claborn. 35% of Claborn men worked as a Farmer and 17% of Claborn women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Claborn were Truck Driver and Teacher. .

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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

  • Farmer
    35%
  • Laborer
    32%
  • Farm Laborer
    6%
  • Truck Driver
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    17%
  • House Work
    17%
  • Maid
    17%
  • Teacher
    17%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Claborn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Claborn 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 54 immigration records available for the last name Claborn. 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 810 military records available for the last name Claborn. For the veterans among your Claborn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Claborn lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Claborn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Claborn in 1953 was 43, and 65 in 2004.

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