Claeys Family History

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Claeys Name Meaning

Dutch: from a reduced form of the personal name Nik(o)laas (see Nicholas, Claassen, Claus).

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

Similar surnames: Claes, Klaes, Claus, Class, Leys, Clary, Clasen, Ales, Clews, Plass

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Claeys Family Origin

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Claeys Family Occupations

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In 1881, the most common Claeys occupation in the UK was Commission Agent. 100% of Claeys's were Commission Agents.

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  • Commission Agent


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Claeys Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Claeys Life Expectancy

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Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Claeys life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Claeys in 1961 was 62, and 76 in 2004.

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