Cloyd Family History

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Cloyd Name Meaning

Welsh: variant of Lloyd.

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

Similar surnames: Floyd, Gloyd, Bloyd, Loyd, Lloyd, Flood, Blood, Fludd, Loye, Coye

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Cloyd Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Cloyd name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Cloyd. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Benin/Togo


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Cloyd Family Origin

Where is the Cloyd family from?

Cloyd Family Occupations

What did your Cloyd ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Cloyd occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Cloyd's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Cloyd family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cloyd.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Farming


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

Cloyd Historical Records

What Cloyd family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Cloyd. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cloyd 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 693 immigration records available for the last name Cloyd. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Cloyd. For the veterans among your Cloyd ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cloyd Life Expectancy

What is the average Cloyd lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Cloyd life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Cloyd in 1945 was 40, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cloyd

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cloyd 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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