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Claytor Name Meaning

English: possibly a habitational name from Cleator in Cumbria, named from Old English cl?te ‘burdock’ + Old Norse erg ‘hill pasture’. Possibly an Americanized spelling of North German Klöter, a variant of Klüter, a humorous nickname for a farmer, from Middle Low German klut(e) ‘clod’.

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


Similar surnames: Clayton, Claxton, Clanton, Cayton, Layton, Claydon, Brayton, Castor

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Claytor Family Origin

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Claytor Family Occupations

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In 1881, the most common Claytor occupation in the UK was Wheelwright. 100% of Claytor's were Wheelwrights.

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  • Wheelwright

    100%

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Claytor Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Claytor Life Expectancy

What is the average Claytor lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Claytor life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1958. The average life expectancy for Claytor in 1941 was 29, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Claytor 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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