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Clinch Name Meaning

habitational name from a place in Wiltshire named Clench, from Old English clenc ‘lump’, ‘hill’, which seems also to have been used of a patch of dry raised ground in fenland surroundings. In some cases the surname may be of topographic origin. metonymic occupational name for a maker or fixer of bolts and rivets, from Middle English clinch, clench ‘door nail secured by riveting or clinching’, from clench(en) ‘to fix firmly’.

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


Similar surnames: Lynch, Winch, Finch, Clint, Clines, Leach, Pinch, Blanch, Hinch, Lich

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Clinch Family Origin

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Clinch Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Book Keeper

    3%

In 1880, the most common Clinch occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Clinch's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Clinch family was Book Keeper. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Clinch.

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Clinch Life Expectancy

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