Claman Family History

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Claman Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of Dutch and German Clemen, a patronymic from the Middle Dutch personal name Clemin or a variant of German Clemens.

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

Similar surnames: Clemans, Klarman, Layman, Claar, Allman, Clayman, Calaman, Laman

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Claman Family Origin

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Claman Family Occupations

What did your Claman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Farm were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Claman. A less common occupation for the Claman family was Laborer. The most common Claman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Claman's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Farm

  • Laborer


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

Claman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Claman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Claman 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 572 immigration records available for the last name Claman. 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 Card

There are 243 military records available for the last name Claman. For the veterans among your Claman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Claman Life Expectancy

What is the average Claman lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Claman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Claman in 1963 was 74, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Claman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Claman 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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