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Clagett Name Meaning

Variant spelling of English Claggett.

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


Similar surnames: Pagett, Claggett, Bluett, Legette, Cuppett, Gravett, Coslett, Lamott

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Where is the Clagett family from?

You can see how Clagett families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Clagett family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Clagett families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 4 Clagett families living in Ontario. This was about 57% of all the recorded Clagett's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Clagett families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Clagett surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Clagett ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Clagett. 19% of Clagett men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Clagett women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Clagett were Salesman and Housework.

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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 Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    19%
  • Farmer
    14%
  • Clerk
    11%
  • Salesman
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    17%
  • Secretary
    15%
  • Maid
    12%
  • Housework
    10%
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What Clagett family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Clagett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Clagett 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 552 immigration records available for the last name Clagett. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Clagett. For the veterans among your Clagett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Clagett lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Clagett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Clagett in 1951 was 50, and 61 in 2004.

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