Clara Name Meaning

Spanish, Catalan, Portuguese, and northern Italian (Piedmont): variant of Claro. Dutch: metronymic from the female personal name Clara (see Clare).

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

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Clara Family Origin

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Clara Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Laborer

    16%
  • Carpenter

    12%
  • Barber

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Clara. The most common Clara occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Clara's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Clara family was Barber.

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Clara Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Clara life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Clara in 1962 was 48, and 83 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Clara

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