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

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Clerc Family Origin

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Clerc Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Baker

    10%
  • Clergyman

    10%
  • Confectioneer

    10%

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

Source: Census data for Clerc | Data not to scale

Clerc Historical Records

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Clerc Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Clerc

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