Clowney Family History

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Clowney Name Meaning

Scottish: probably a variant of Cluny or Clunie, a habitational name from a place in Perthshire called Clunie. English: possibly a habitational name of Norman origin, from Cluny in Saône-et-Loire, France.

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


Similar surnames: Cowey, Cowley, Tawney, Corney, Downey, Cotney, Crowley, Crowner

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Clowney Family Origin

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Clowney Family Occupations

What did your Clowney ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Clowney family was Domestic Servant. The most common Clowney occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Clowney's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Clowney.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Farm Laborer

    33%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Domestic Servant

    5%

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

Clowney Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Clowney Life Expectancy

What is the average Clowney lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Clowney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Clowney in 1960 was 51, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Clowney

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Clowney 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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