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Clawson Name Meaning

Americanized form of any of the Dutch, North German, or Scandinavian patronymics from short forms of the personal name Nik(o)laus, Nikolaas, etc. (see Nicholas).

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


Similar surnames: Clayson, Glawson, Clausen, Classon, Classen, Clasen, Closson, Clason

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Clawson Family Origin

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Clawson Family Occupations

What did your Clawson ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Labourer, Brass Founder and Clark were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Clawson. A less common occupation for the Clawson family was Cooper. The most common Clawson occupation in Canada was Labourer. 20% of Clawson's were Labourers.

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  • Labourer

    20%
  • Brass Founder

    10%
  • Clark

    10%
  • Cooper

    10%

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

Clawson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Clawson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Clawson 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Clawson. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Clawson. For the veterans among your Clawson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Clawson Life Expectancy

What is the average Clawson lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Clawson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Clawson in 1943 was 26, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Clawson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Clawson 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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