Clerc Family History

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Clerc Name Meaning

French: occupational name for a scribe or secretary, or for a member of a minor religious order, Old French clerc, Latin clericus (see Clark).

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


Similar surnames: Clark, Clerico, Leclerc, Clerk, Clare, Cerf, Cera, Cleve, Chery

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Clerc Family Origin

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Clerc Family Occupations

What did your Clerc ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Clerc occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Clerc's were Farmers. Farmer, Baker and Clergyman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Clerc. A less common occupation for the Clerc family was Confectioneer.

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Baker

    10%
  • Clergyman

    10%
  • Confectioneer

    10%

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

Clerc Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Clerc Life Expectancy

What is the average Clerc lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Clerc life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Clerc in 1953 was 47, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Clerc

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Clerc 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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