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Clarence Name Meaning

English: Clarence was the name of a dukedom created in 1362 for Lionel, third son of Edward III, whose wife was the heiress of Clare in Suffolk. How the name came to be adopted as a surname is uncertain, but it is recorded in 1453; its use as a personal name is not attested until the late 19th century.

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


Similar surnames: Lawrence, Clare, Florence, Lance, Clemence, Laurence, Carne, Claridge

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Clarence Family Origin

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Clarence Family Occupations

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  • Annuitant

    8%
  • Independent

    8%
  • Charwoman

    4%
  • Coal Miner

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Clarence family was Coal Miner. The most common Clarence occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 8% of Clarence's were Annuitants. Annuitant, Independent and Charwoman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Clarence.

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