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Claflin Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of McLaughlin. The interchange between the sounds gh and f occurs in other Americanized Irish names, for example Murphy.

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


Similar surnames: Laflin, Carlin, Clavin, Glackin, Laurin, Mcclaflin, Gaffin, Caslin

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Claflin Family Origin

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Claflin Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Claflin. The most common Claflin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Claflin's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Claflin family was Laborer.

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Claflin Life Expectancy

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