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Clardy Name Meaning

Irish or Scottish: reduced form of McLardy, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Fhlaithbheartaigh, found mainly in Scotland (see McLafferty).

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


Similar surnames: Hardy, Carey, Clary, Clancy, Crary, Carty, Claridy, Lary, Card, Crady

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Where is the Clardy family from?

You can see how Clardy families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Clardy family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Clardy families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 5 Clardy families living in Ontario. This was about 56% of all the recorded Clardy's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Clardy families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Clardy surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Clardy ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Clardy. 27% of Clardy men worked as a Farmer and 22% of Clardy women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Clardy were Salesman and Housekeeper.

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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

  • Farmer
    27%
  • Laborer
    23%
  • Farm Laborer
    6%
  • Salesman
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    22%
  • Cook
    9%
  • Laundress
    6%
  • Housekeeper
    6%
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Census Records

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Clardy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Clardy 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 408 immigration records available for the last name Clardy. 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 Clardy. For the veterans among your Clardy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Clardy lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Clardy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Clardy in 1952 was 53, and 72 in 2004.

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