Clayman Family History

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Clayman Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a person who worked in a clay pit or one who prepared clay for use in brick making. See Clay. Americanized form of German and Jewish Kleimann (see Kleiman).

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


Similar surnames: Layman, Hayman, Claman, Klayman, Lauman, Gayman, Rayman, Flaxman

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Clayman Family Origin

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Clayman Family Occupations

What did your Clayman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Clayman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Clayman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Clayman family was At Home. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Clayman.

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Farm Laborer

    14%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • At Home

    5%

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Clayman Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Clayman Life Expectancy

What is the average Clayman lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Clayman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Clayman in 1951 was 45, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Clayman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Clayman 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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