Cleghorn Family History

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Cleghorn Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a place in Lanarkshire called Cleghorn. See also Claghorn.

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

Similar surnames: Gleghorn, Claghorn, Clifford, Kinghorn, Lewton, Sagehorn, Clemon

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Cleghorn Family Origin

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Cleghorn Family Occupations

What did your Cleghorn ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cleghorn. The most common Cleghorn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Cleghorn's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Cleghorn family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Blacksmith


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

Cleghorn Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Cleghorn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cleghorn 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Cleghorn. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Cleghorn. For the veterans among your Cleghorn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cleghorn Life Expectancy

What is the average Cleghorn lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Cleghorn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Cleghorn in 1952 was 49, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cleghorn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cleghorn 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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