Claycomb Family History

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Claycomb Name Meaning

English: habitational name from some minor place named with Old English cl?g ‘clay’ + cumb ‘combe’, ‘valley’, for example Claycombe near Minchinhampton in Gloucestershire. Perhaps a variant of German Kleikamp (see Claycamp).

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

Similar surnames: Liscomb, Clayton, Acomb, Claytor, Claypool, Larcom, Claydon, Balcom

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Claycomb Family Origin

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Claycomb Family Occupations

What did your Claycomb ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Claycomb occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Claycomb's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Claycomb family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Claycomb.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming


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Claycomb Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Claycomb. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Claycomb 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 112 immigration records available for the last name Claycomb. 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 Claycomb. For the veterans among your Claycomb ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Claycomb Life Expectancy

What is the average Claycomb lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Claycomb life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Claycomb in 1946 was 44, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Claycomb 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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