Clune Family History

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Clune Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Glúin, a patronymic from the personal name Glún. This is either a byname meaning ‘knee’, or else a short form of various Old Irish compound personal names such as Glúnfhionn meaning ‘fair-kneed’ or Glúniairn ‘iron-kneed’.

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

Similar surnames: Clyne, Cluney, Clure, Cione, Lute, Mccune, Mcclune, Clare, Slane

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Clune Family Origin

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Clune Family Occupations

What did your Clune ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Cotton Operative, Annuitant and Beer Shop Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Clune. A less common occupation for the Clune family was Farm Servant (Horse). The most common Clune occupation in the UK was Cotton Operative. 18% of Clune's were Cotton Operatives.

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  • Cotton Operative

  • Annuitant

  • Beer Shop Keeper

  • Farm Servant (Horse)


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

Clune Historical Records

What Clune family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Clune. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Clune 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 Clune. 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 Clune. For the veterans among your Clune ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Clune Life Expectancy

What is the average Clune lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Clune life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Clune in 1948 was 34, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Clune

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Clune 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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