Clardy Family History

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Clardy Name Meaning

Irish or Scottish: reduced form of McLardy, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Fhlaithbheartaigh, found mainly in Scotland (see McLafferty).

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

Similar surnames: Hardy, Carey, Clary, Clancy, Crary, Carty, Claridy, Lary, Card, Crady

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Clardy Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Clardy name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Clardy. 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


  • Norway


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Clardy Family Origin

Where is the Clardy family from?

Clardy Family Occupations

What did your Clardy ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Clardy occupation in the USA was Farmer. 54% of Clardy's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Clardy family was Keeping House. Farmer, Farming and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Clardy.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Farm Laborer

  • Keeping House


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

Clardy Historical Records

What Clardy family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Clardy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Clardy 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 408 immigration records available for the last name Clardy. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Clardy. For the veterans among your Clardy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Clardy Life Expectancy

What is the average Clardy lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Clardy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Clardy in 1952 was 53, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Clardy

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Clardy 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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