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Claybrooks Family History

Claybrooks Name Meaning

English: variant of Claybrook with post-medieval excrescent -s. This surname is now extinct in Britain.

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


Similar surnames: Claybrook, Halbrooks, Alsobrooks, Seabrooks, Alsbrooks, Claypoole

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Where is the Claybrooks family from?

You can see how Claybrooks families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Claybrooks family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Claybrooks families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Claybrooks families living in Missouri. This was about 25% of all the recorded Claybrooks's in USA. Missouri and 1 other state had the highest population of Claybrooks families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Claybrooks surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Claybrooks ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Laundress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Claybrooks. 33% of Claybrooks men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Claybrooks women worked as a Laundress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Claybrooks were Janitor and Farm Laborer. .

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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
    33%
  • Laborer
    30%
  • Porter
    11%
  • Janitor
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Laundress
    50%
  • Farm Laborer
    50%
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What Claybrooks family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Claybrooks. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Claybrooks 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 6 immigration records available for the last name Claybrooks. 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 324 military records available for the last name Claybrooks. For the veterans among your Claybrooks ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Claybrooks lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Claybrooks life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Claybrooks in 1949 was 56, and 66 in 2004.

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