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Cl Family History

Cl Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Cal, Al, Co, Ji, Lu, Yu, Ku, Li, Wu, Chu

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Where is the Cl family from?

You can see how Cl families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cl family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Cl families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there was 1 Cl family living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Cl's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Cl families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Cl surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Cl ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Cl. 50% of Cl women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Servant
  • Housewife
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Cl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cl census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Cl. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 873 military records available for the last name Cl. For the veterans among your Cl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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