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Cleary Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cléirigh (or Mac Cléirigh) ‘descendant (or son) of the scribe, clerk, or cleric (cléireach)’, also commonly Anglicized as Clark.

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


Similar surnames: Leary, Clary, Clardy, Mclear, Creary, Geary, Neary, Lear, Keary

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Cleary Family Origin

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Cleary Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    12%
  • Coal Miner

    2%
  • Tailor

    2%
  • Annuitant

    1%

In 1881, Labourer, Coal Miner and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cleary. The most common Cleary occupation in the UK was Labourer. 12% of Cleary's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Cleary family was Annuitant.

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Cleary Historical Records

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Cleary Life Expectancy

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