Clee Family History

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Clee Name Meaning

English: habitational name from the Clee Hills in Shropshire or the nearby village of Clee St. Margaret. The hills are probably named with Old English cleo ‘rounded’, ‘ball-shaped’. Possibly an altered form of Irish or Scottish McClay. Variant spelling of German Klee.

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


Similar surnames: Lee, Cleek, Cleve, Clare, Colee, Dee, Chew, Cloe, Caleb, Clem

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Clee Family Origin

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Clee Family Occupations

What did your Clee ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Clee occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 9% of Clee's were Carpenters. A less common occupation for the Clee family was Gold Miner. Carpenter, Dressmaker and F. Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Clee.

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  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Dressmaker

    9%
  • F. Laborer

    9%
  • Gold Miner

    9%

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

Clee Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Clee Life Expectancy

What is the average Clee lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Clee life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Clee in 1962 was 51, and 95 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Clee

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Clee 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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