Clamp Name Meaning

English: possibly from Middle English clamp ‘clamp’, ‘brace’, ‘iron band’ (a borrowing from Middle Dutch, first recorded in the early 14th century). This may have been a metonymic occupational name for a smith who specialized in making clamps.

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


Similar surnames: Clapp, Clare, Kamp, Clary, Claar, Clark, Cap, Damp, Lapp, Cramp

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Clamp Family Origin

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Clamp Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    55%
  • Lawyer

    9%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

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In 1880, the most common Clamp occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Clamp's were Farmers. Farmer, Lawyer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Clamp. A less common occupation for the Clamp family was Farm Laborer.

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Clamp Historical Records

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Clamp Life Expectancy

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Between 1961 and 2004, Clamp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Clamp in 1961 was 47, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Clamp

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