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

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  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Dressmaker

    9%
  • F. Laborer

    9%
  • Gold Miner

    9%

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

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Clee Historical Records

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Clee Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Clee

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