Clisham Family History

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Clisham Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish (County Galway): possibly a habitational name from Clisham in the Western Isles. Woulfe, however, suggests a Gaelic form, Mac Cliseam, of unexplained derivation.

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


Similar surnames: Grisham, Lipham, Lish, Chism, Sham, Latham, Glisan, Chisholm, Lapham

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Clisham Family Origin

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Clisham Family Occupations

What did your Clisham ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Rr Labr were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Clisham. The most common Clisham occupation in the USA was Laborer. 50% of Clisham's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Clisham family was Seargent U.S.A..

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  • Laborer

    50%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Rr Labr

    17%
  • Seargent U.S.A.

    17%

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

Clisham Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Clisham. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Clisham 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Clisham. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Clisham. For the veterans among your Clisham ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Clisham Life Expectancy

What is the average Clisham lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Clisham life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Clisham in 1953 was 33, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Clisham

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Clisham 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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