Clovis Family History

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Clovis Name Meaning

French: from the personal name Clovis, a derivative of the Germanic personal name Hlodovic, composed of the elements hlod ‘famous’, ‘clear’ + wig ‘war’. The name is a doublet of Louis (see Lewis).

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


Similar surnames: Louis, Lois, Loris, Lorio, Cloe, Clowdus, Louise, Clavel, Bois, Lovas

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Clovis Family Origin

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Clovis Family Occupations

What did your Clovis ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Joiner and Lighterman were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Clovis. The most common Clovis occupation in the UK was Joiner. 50% of Clovis's were Joiners.

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  • Joiner

    50%
  • Lighterman

    50%

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Clovis Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Clovis Life Expectancy

What is the average Clovis lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Clovis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Clovis in 1950 was 31, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Clovis

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Clovis 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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