Cloy Family History

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Cloy Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: reduced form of McCloy.

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

Similar surnames: Croy, Coy, Loy, Lory, Troy, Low, Moy, Evoy, Cloe, Hoy

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Cloy Family Origin

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Cloy Family Occupations

What did your Cloy ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Cloy occupation in the UK was Buildg Lodgs Clerk. 25% of Cloy's were Buildg Lodgs Clerks. A less common occupation for the Cloy family was Maker Up Of Goods (Cotton Dyer). Buildg Lodgs Clerk, Farm Greive and Housekeeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cloy.

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  • Buildg Lodgs Clerk

  • Farm Greive

  • Housekeeper

  • Maker Up Of Goods (Cotton Dyer)


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

Cloy Historical Records

What Cloy family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Cloy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cloy 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 646 immigration records available for the last name Cloy. 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 983 military records available for the last name Cloy. For the veterans among your Cloy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cloy Life Expectancy

What is the average Cloy lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Cloy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Cloy in 1963 was 87, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cloy

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cloy 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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