Clemens Family History

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Clemens Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Clement. German, Dutch, and Danish: from the personal name Clemens (see Clement).

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


Similar surnames: Clemmens, Clemans, Clement, Clements, Klemens, Clemons, Levens

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Clemens Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Clemens name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Clemens. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    44%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    18%

  • Germanic Europe

    13%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    5%

  • Norway

    3%

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Clemens Family Origin

Where is the Clemens family from?

Clemens Family Occupations

What did your Clemens ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Clemens occupation in Canada was Farmer. 52% of Clemens's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Farmer'S Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Clemens. A less common occupation for the Clemens family was Labourer.

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  • Farmer

    52%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Farmer'S Son

    5%
  • Labourer

    3%

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

Clemens Historical Records

What Clemens family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 92,000 census records available for the last name Clemens. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Clemenscensus 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 10,000 immigration records available for the last name Clemens. 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 27,000 military records available for the last name Clemens. For the veterans among your Clemens ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Clemens Life Expectancy

What is the average Clemens lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Clemens life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Clemens in 1941 was 59, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Clemens

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Clemens 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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