Clerc Name Meaning

French: occupational name for a scribe or secretary, or for a member of a minor religious order, Old French clerc, Latin clericus (see Clark).

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


Similar surnames: Clark, Clerico, Leclerc, Clerk, Clare, Cerf, Cera, Cleve, Chery

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Clerc Family Origin

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Clerc Family Occupations

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  • Merchant & Manufacturer

    33%
  • Professor Of Dancing

    33%
  • Professor Of Music

    33%

In 1881, the most common Clerc occupation in the UK was Merchant & Manufacturer. 33% of Clerc's were Merchant & Manufacturers. A less common occupation for the Clerc family was Professor Of Music. Merchant & Manufacturer and Professor Of Dancing were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Clerc.

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Clerc Historical Records

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Clerc Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Clerc life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Clerc in 1953 was 47, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Clerc

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