Claydon Family History

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Claydon Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places named Claydon, for example in Suffolk, Buckinghamshire, and Oxfordshire, from Old English cl?gig ‘clayey’ + dun ‘hill’.

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

Similar surnames: Clayton, Claxton, Clanton, Layton, Clopton, Cayton, Claytor, Eldon

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Claydon Family Origin

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Claydon Family Occupations

What did your Claydon ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Labourer, Boarding House and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Claydon. The most common Claydon occupation in Canada was Labourer. 29% of Claydon's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Claydon family was Farmer.

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  • Labourer

  • Boarding House

  • Farm Laborer

  • Farmer


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

Claydon Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 45,000 census records available for the last name Claydon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Claydon 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 Claydon. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Claydon. For the veterans among your Claydon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Claydon Life Expectancy

What is the average Claydon lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Claydon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Claydon in 1963 was 72, and 94 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Claydon

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Claydon 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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