Clothier Family History

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Clothier Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a maker or seller of cloth and clothes, from Middle English cloth (Old English cla{dh}) + the agent suffix -(i)er.

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

Similar surnames: Pothier, Clower, Cordier, Crozier, Cloutier, Lather, Plocher

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Clothier Family Origin

Where is the Clothier family from?

Clothier Family Occupations

What did your Clothier ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Clothier family was Baker. The most common Clothier occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 4% of Clothier's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Clothier.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Farmer

  • Labourer

  • Baker


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

Clothier Historical Records

What Clothier family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 27,000 census records available for the last name Clothier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Clothier 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Clothier. 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 Clothier. For the veterans among your Clothier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Clothier Life Expectancy

What is the average Clothier lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Clothier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Clothier in 1950 was 58, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Clothier

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Clothier 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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