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Claytor Name Meaning

English: possibly a habitational name from Cleator in Cumbria, named from Old English cl?te ‘burdock’ + Old Norse erg ‘hill pasture’. Possibly an Americanized spelling of North German Klöter, a variant of Klüter, a humorous nickname for a farmer, from Middle Low German klut(e) ‘clod’.

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


Similar surnames: Clayton, Claxton, Clanton, Cayton, Layton, Claydon, Brayton, Castor

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Claytor Family Origin

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Claytor Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    19%
  • Keeps House

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeps House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Claytor. The most common Claytor occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Claytor's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Claytor family was Farm Laborer.

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Claytor Life Expectancy

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