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Cloran Name Meaning

Irish: shortened Anglicized form of a Gaelic patronymic apparently from a diminutive of Labhraidh ‘spokesman’. Woulfe calls it a rare Cavan surname.

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


Similar surnames: Conran, Curran, Toran, Sloan, Doran, Coogan, Logan, Coonan, Boran

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Where is the Cloran family from?

You can see how Cloran families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cloran family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Cloran families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 25 Cloran families living in Ohio. This was about 38% of all the recorded Cloran's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Cloran families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Cloran surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Cloran ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Cloran. 25% of Cloran men worked as a Laborer and 31% of Cloran women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cloran were Clerk and Sorter. .

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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

  • Laborer
    25%
  • Salesman
    21%
  • Farmer
    17%
  • Clerk
    13%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    31%
  • Bookkeeper
    24%
  • Saleslady
    16%
  • Sorter
    16%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Cloran. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cloran 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 680 immigration records available for the last name Cloran. 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 349 military records available for the last name Cloran. For the veterans among your Cloran ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cloran lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Cloran life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Cloran in 1963 was 74, and 81 in 2004.

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