Clarkson Family History

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Clarkson Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Clark.

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


Similar surnames: Clarkston, Larson, Clarkin, Clayson, Markson, Gladson, Lampson

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Clarkson Family Origin

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Clarkson Family Occupations

What did your Clarkson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Clarkson family was Farming. The most common Clarkson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Clarkson's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Clarkson.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Farming

    2%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Clarkson ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Clarkson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Clarkson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Clarkson census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Clarkson. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Clarkson. For the veterans among your Clarkson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Clarkson Life Expectancy

What is the average Clarkson lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Clarkson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Clarkson in 1943 was 49, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Clarkson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Clarkson ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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