Clingan Family History

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Clingan Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: reduced form of Mac Clingan, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gilla Fhinnéin ‘son of the servant of (Saint) Finnian’, also Anglicized as Mac Alingen.

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

Similar surnames: Mclennan, Langan, Corgan, Colgan, Cannan, Finlan, Clinton, Kingan

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Clingan Family Origin

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Clingan Family Occupations

What did your Clingan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Clingan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Clingan's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Clingan. A less common occupation for the Clingan family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer


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

Clingan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Clingan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Clingan 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 664 immigration records available for the last name Clingan. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Clingan. For the veterans among your Clingan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Clingan Life Expectancy

What is the average Clingan lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Clingan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Clingan in 1953 was 45, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Clingan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Clingan 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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