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Claybrook Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various minor places named Claybrook, from Old English cl?g ‘clay’ + broc ‘brook’, for example Claybrook in Shropshire or Claybrooke Magna and Claybrooke Parva in Leicestershire.

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


Similar surnames: Westbrook, Glazebrook, Claypool, Lashbrook, Claycomb, Benbrook

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Where is the Claybrook family from?

You can see how Claybrook families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Claybrook family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Claybrook families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 16 Claybrook families living in Shropshire. This was about 42% of all the recorded Claybrook's in the UK. Shropshire had the highest population of Claybrook families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Claybrook surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Claybrook ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Farm Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Claybrook. 77% of Claybrook women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Farm Labourer
    100%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    77%
  • Housewife
    24%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Claybrook. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Claybrook census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 131 immigration records available for the last name Claybrook. 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 Cards

There are 932 military records available for the last name Claybrook. For the veterans among your Claybrook ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Claybrook lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Claybrook life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Claybrook in 1947 was 49, and 79 in 2004.

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