Clews Family History

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Clews Name Meaning

Scottish or Irish: reduced form of McLewis, an Americanized form of Gaelic Mac Lughaidh (see Lewis 3).

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


Similar surnames: Clewis, Lewis, Leas, Laws, Lees, Mclaws, Clee, Leys, Alers, Crews

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Clews Family Origin

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Clews Family Occupations

What did your Clews ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Clews family was Farmer. Coal Miner, Labourer and Brass Founder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Clews. The most common Clews occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 5% of Clews's were Coal Miners.

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  • Coal Miner

    5%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Brass Founder

    3%
  • Farmer

    3%

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

Clews Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Clews Life Expectancy

What is the average Clews lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Clews life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Clews in 1961 was 60, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Clews

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Clews 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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