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Clarence Name Meaning

English: Clarence was the name of a dukedom created in 1362 for Lionel, third son of Edward III, whose wife was the heiress of Clare in Suffolk. How the name came to be adopted as a surname is uncertain, but it is recorded in 1453; its use as a personal name is not attested until the late 19th century.

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

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Clarence Family Origin

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Clarence Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Farm Laborer

    13%
  • Clerk In Store

    7%
  • Keeping Boarding House

    7%

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Clerk In Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Clarence. The most common Clarence occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Clarence's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Clarence family was Keeping Boarding House.

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Clarence Life Expectancy

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