Clerk Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Clark. In some cases this may be an Americanized spelling of French Clerc or of the Dutch cognate Clerck, or of variants of these names.

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


Similar surnames: Cleek, Clark, Clerc, Clear, Cler, Check, Leak, Clee, Click, Ulery

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Clerk Family Origin

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Clerk Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Clerk family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Clerk. The most common Clerk occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Clerk's were Farmers.

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Clerk Historical Records

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Clerk Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Clerk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Clerk in 1944 was 35, and 70 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Clerk

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