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Claywell Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Claywell in Dorset or Claywell Farm in Oxfordshire, named from Old English cl?g ‘clay’ + wella ‘stream’, ‘spring’.

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


Similar surnames: Caswell, Cranwell, Chadwell, Ledwell, Crowell, Cogswell, Banwell

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Claywell Family Origin

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Claywell Family Occupations

What did your Claywell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Claywell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Claywell's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Claywell. A less common occupation for the Claywell family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%
  • Farming

    8%

United States shown, England data unavailable

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Claywell ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Claywell Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Claywell Life Expectancy

What is the average Claywell lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Claywell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Claywell in 1962 was 60, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Claywell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Claywell 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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