Clearwater Family History

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Clearwater Name Meaning

Translation of German Klarwasser, a topographic name for someone who lived by a source of pure water, from Middle High German klar ‘clear’ + wazzer ‘water’. Compare Rainwater.

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


Similar surnames: Freshwater, Atwater, Cleaver, Ferriter, Easter, Clower, Slaymaker

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Clearwater Family Origin

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Clearwater Family Occupations

What did your Clearwater ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Clearwater occupation in Canada was Farmer. 42% of Clearwater's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Clearwater family was Farmer'S Son. Farmer, Farmerson and Farmer And Lumber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Clearwater.

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Farmerson

    25%
  • Farmer And Lumber

    8%
  • Farmer'S Son

    8%

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

Clearwater Historical Records

What Clearwater family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Clearwater. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Clearwater 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Clearwater. 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 Clearwater. For the veterans among your Clearwater ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Clearwater Life Expectancy

What is the average Clearwater lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Clearwater life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Clearwater in 1960 was 48, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Clearwater

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Clearwater 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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