Cloninger Family History

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Cloninger Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Kloninger, a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place. Kloningers Mühle (Kloninger’s Mill) near Langenlonsheim on the Nahe river attests to the surname in Germany.

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

Similar surnames: Groninger, Coppinger, Penninger, Kroninger, Moninger, Lonsinger

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Cloninger Family Origin

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Cloninger Family Occupations

What did your Cloninger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cloninger. The most common Cloninger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 66% of Cloninger's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Cloninger family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Blacksmith

  • Keeping House


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Cloninger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Cloninger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cloninger 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 270 immigration records available for the last name Cloninger. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Cloninger. For the veterans among your Cloninger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cloninger Life Expectancy

What is the average Cloninger lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Cloninger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Cloninger in 1943 was 30, and 80 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cloninger 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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