Clayman Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Clayman Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a person who worked in a clay pit or one who prepared clay for use in brick making. See Clay. Americanized form of German and Jewish Kleimann (see Kleiman).

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

Similar surnames: Layman, Hayman, Claman, Klayman, Lauman, Gayman, Rayman, Flaxman

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with a family member and we'll do the searching for you.

Clayman Family Origin

Where is the Clayman family from?

Clayman Family Occupations

What did your Clayman ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Clayman. 67% of Clayman men worked as a Farmer

View Census data for Clayman | Data not to scale

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Lumberman

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

Clayman Historical Records

What Clayman family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Clayman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Clayman census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search Canadian census records for Clayman

Passenger List

There are 717 immigration records available for the last name Clayman. 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.

View all Clayman immigration records

Draft Card

There are 686 military records available for the last name Clayman. For the veterans among your Clayman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Clayman military records

You've only scratched the surface of Clayman family history.

Clayman Life Expectancy

What is the average Clayman lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Clayman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Clayman in 1951 was 45, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Clayman

Famous Clayman Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name