Clayson Family History

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Clayson Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Classe, a short form of Nicholas. The name may have been imported to England in the Middle Ages by Flemish weavers. As an American surname it has probably absorbed some cases of Dutch Claassen and its variants.

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


Similar surnames: Clawson, Classon, Gladson, Cason, Clausen, Classen, Closson, Claxon

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Clayson Family Origin

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Clayson Family Occupations

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  • Bricklayer

    12%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Annuitant

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Clayson family was Annuitant. Bricklayer, Agricultural Labourer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Clayson. The most common Clayson occupation in the UK was Bricklayer. 12% of Clayson's were Bricklayers.

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Clayson Historical Records

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Clayson Life Expectancy

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