Clawson Family History

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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 1921, Farmer and Nurse were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Clawson. 23% of Clawson men worked as a Farmer and 43% of Clawson women worked as a Nurse. Some less common occupations for Americans named Clawson were Farmers Son and Saleslady

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    23%
  • Logger
    10%
  • Engineer
    7%
  • Farmers Son
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Nurse
    43%
  • Barber
    15%
  • Farmer
    15%
  • Saleslady
    15%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Clawson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 45,000 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 2,000 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 9,000 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

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