Clyde Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: apparently a topographic name for someone who lived on the banks of the Clyde river (Gaelic Cluaidh, probably of pre-Celtic origin), which flows through Glasgow. This became established at a comparatively early date as a given name among American Blacks.

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

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Clyde Family Origin

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Clyde Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

In 1880, the most common Clyde occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Clyde's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Clyde. A less common occupation for the Clyde family was Farm Laborer.

Source: Census data for Clyde | Data not to scale

Clyde Historical Records

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Clyde Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Clyde life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Clyde in 1945 was 30, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Clyde

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