St. Claire Family History

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St. Claire Name Meaning

French: habitational name from any of four places called Sainte Claire, in Aisne, Alpes-Maritime, Meurthe-et-Moselle, and Oise, named from a religious dedication to (the female) St. Claire. North American variant spelling of St. Clair.

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

Similar surnames: St. Clair, St. Hilaire, St. Laurent, St. Andre, St. Charles, St. Cyr

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St. Claire Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the St. Claire name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name St. Claire. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • France


  • European Jewish


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St. Claire Family Origin

Where is the St. Claire family from?

St. Claire Family Occupations

What did your St. Claire ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the St. Claire family was Painting. The most common St. Claire occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of St. Claire's were Farmers. Farmer, Butcher and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by St. Claire.

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  • Farmer

  • Butcher

  • Keeping House

  • Painting


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St. Claire Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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St. Claire Life Expectancy

What is the average St. Claire lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your St. Claire 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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