Clegg Name Meaning

English (chiefly Lancashire and Yorkshire): habitational name from a place in Lancashire named Clegg, from Old Norse kleggi ‘haystack’, originally the name of a nearby hill. Manx: variant of Clague.

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


Similar surnames: Legg, Clagg, Cleek, Clee, Cleve, Flagg, Clear, Hegg, Clare, Cheng

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Clegg Family Origin

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Clegg Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    11%
  • Farmer

    11%
  • School

    9%
  • Butcher

    5%

In 1881, the most common Clegg occupation in Canada was Carpenter. 11% of Clegg's were Carpenters. Carpenter, Farmer and School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Clegg. A less common occupation for the Clegg family was Butcher.

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Clegg Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1950 and 2004, Clegg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Clegg in 1950 was 25, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Clegg

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