Cloud Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived near an outcrop or hill, from Old English clud ‘rock’ (only later used to denote vapor formations in the sky). French: from the Germanic personal name Hlodald, composed of the elements hlod ‘famous’, ‘clear’ + wald ‘rule’, which was borne by a saint and bishop of the 6th century.

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


Similar surnames: Loud, Flood, Glod, Close, Clough, Clow, Blond, Lord, Claude, Claus

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Cloud Family Origin

Where is the Cloud family from?

SHOW MORE

Cloud Family Occupations

What did your Cloud ancestors do for a living?

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

SHOW MORE
  • Farmer

    40%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Farming

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cloud. The most common Cloud occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Cloud's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Cloud family was Farming.

Source: Census data for Cloud | Data not to scale

Cloud Historical Records

What Cloud family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Cloud ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Cloud

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Cloud Life Expectancy

What is the average Cloud lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cloud 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.

SHOW MORE

United States

Between 1940 and 2004, Cloud life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1951. The average life expectancy for Cloud in 1940 was 59, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cloud

Famous Cloud Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)

Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Look up another name