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Clelland Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: reduced form of McClelland. Scottish: habitational name from Clelland near Motherwell, probably named with Old English cl?g ‘clay’ + land ‘land’.

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


Similar surnames: Cleland, Calland, Yelland, Holland, Cleveland, Felland, Belland

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Clelland Family Origin

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Clelland Family Occupations

What did your Clelland ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Coal Miner, Coalminer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Clelland. The most common Clelland occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 10% of Clelland's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Clelland family was Annuitant.

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  • Coal Miner

    10%
  • Coalminer

    3%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Annuitant

    3%

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

Clelland Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Clelland Life Expectancy

What is the average Clelland lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Clelland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Clelland in 1941 was 33, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Clelland

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Clelland 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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