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Clewis Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: reduced form of McLewis (see Lewis 3). English: topographic name from the genitive form of Old English cloh ‘ravine’ (see Clough).

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


Similar surnames: Lewis, Clews, Lewin, Chevis, Chew, Levis, Leis, Enis, Cleek, Mcleish

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Clewis Family Origin

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Clewis Family Occupations

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  • General Servt

    50%
  • House Painter

    50%

In 1881, the most common Clewis occupation in the UK was General Servt. 50% of Clewis's were General Servts. General Servt and House Painter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Clewis.

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Clewis Life Expectancy

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