Clemson Family History

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Clemson Name Meaning

English: patronymic from a short form of the personal name Clement.

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


Similar surnames: Clemon, Clayson, Clemons, Alexson, Clemenson, Clemo, Clawson, Classon

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Clemson Family Origin

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Clemson Family Occupations

What did your Clemson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Clemson. The most common Clemson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Clemson's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Clemson family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Blacksmith

    6%

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

Clemson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Clemson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Clemson census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Clemson

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Clemson. 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 Clemson. For the veterans among your Clemson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Clemson Life Expectancy

What is the average Clemson lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Clemson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Clemson in 1954 was 50, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Clemson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Clemson 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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