Claymore Family History

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Claymore Name Meaning

Irish: reduced and altered form of McLemore.

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

Similar surnames: Lamore, Haymore, Mclamore, Collamore, Larmore, Clymer, Amore, Waymire

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Claymore Family Origin

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Claymore Family Occupations

What did your Claymore ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farm, Farmer and Clerk In Dry Goods Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Claymore. A less common occupation for the Claymore family was Clk. In Gen. Store. The most common Claymore occupation in the USA was Farm. 20% of Claymore's were Farms.

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  • Farm

  • Farmer

  • Clerk In Dry Goods Store

  • Clk. In Gen. Store


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

Claymore Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Claymore. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Claymore 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 71 immigration records available for the last name Claymore. 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 218 military records available for the last name Claymore. For the veterans among your Claymore ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Claymore Life Expectancy

What is the average Claymore lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Claymore life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Claymore in 1953 was 49, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Claymore

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Claymore 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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