Clovis Family History

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Clovis Name Meaning

French: from the personal name Clovis, a derivative of the Germanic personal name Hlodovic, composed of the elements hlod ‘famous’, ‘clear’ + wig ‘war’. The name is a doublet of Louis (see Lewis).

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

Similar surnames: Louis, Lois, Loris, Lorio, Cloe, Clowdus, Louise, Clavel, Bois, Lovas

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Clovis Family Origin

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Clovis Family Occupations

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In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Clovis. 15% of Clovis men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Clovis women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Clovis were Attendant and House Wife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Attendant

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Laundress
  • Teacher
  • House Wife

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

Clovis Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Clovis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Clovis 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 334 immigration records available for the last name Clovis. 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 Clovis. For the veterans among your Clovis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Clovis Life Expectancy

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Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Clovis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Clovis in 1950 was 31, and 75 in 2004.

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