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Claflin Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of McLaughlin. The interchange between the sounds gh and f occurs in other Americanized Irish names, for example Murphy.

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


Similar surnames: Laflin, Carlin, Clavin, Glackin, Laurin, Mcclaflin, Gaffin, Caslin

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Claflin Family Origin

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Claflin Family Occupations

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  • Carder

    33%
  • Farmer

    33%
  • Teacher

    33%

In 1881, Carder and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Claflin. A less common occupation for the Claflin family was Teacher. The most common Claflin occupation in Canada was Carder. 33% of Claflin's were Carders.

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Claflin Life Expectancy

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