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Clelland Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: reduced form of McClelland. Scottish: habitational name from Clelland near Motherwell, probably named with Old English cl?g ‘clay’ + land ‘land’.

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

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Clelland Family Origin

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Clelland Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Blacksmith

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Bolt Maker

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Clelland. The most common Clelland occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Clelland's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Clelland family was Bolt Maker.

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Clelland Historical Records

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Clelland Life Expectancy

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