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Clines Name Meaning

English (Staffordshire): habitational name from Claines in Worcestershire named from Old English clǣg ‘clay’ + næss ‘headland’. Alternatively a variant of Clyne .

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

Similar surnames: Caines, Clive, Baines, Line, Clyne, Clinger, Glines, Llanes, Lines

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Where is the Clines family from?

You can see how Clines families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Clines family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Clines families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 7 Clines families living in Indiana. This was about 32% of all the recorded Clines's in USA. Indiana had the highest population of Clines families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Clines surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Clines ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Servant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Clines. 31% of Clines men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Clines women worked as a Servant. Some less common occupations for Americans named Clines were Farm Laborer and Laborer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Clerk
  • Farm Laborer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Servant
  • Stenographer
  • Housewife
  • Laborer
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Clines. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Clines census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 496 immigration records available for the last name Clines. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Clines. For the veterans among your Clines ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Clines lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Clines life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Clines in 1951 was 29, and 78 in 2004.

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