Clelland Family History

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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 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Clelland. 56% of Clelland men worked as a General Labourer and 71% of Clelland women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Clelland were Sales Manager Shoe Dept and Paid Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    56%
  • General Labourer Heavy Worker
    23%
  • Sales Manager Shoe Dept
    23%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    71%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    4%
  • Waitress
    3%
  • Paid Domestic Duties
    3%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Clelland Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 40,000 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 6,000 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 3,000 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

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