Clemmons Family History

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Clemmons Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of Clemons, Clemans, Clemence, or any of the other like-sounding surnames derived from the personal name Clement in various European languages.

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

Similar surnames: Clemmens, Clemons, Clement, Clemon, Clemans, Clements, Clemens

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Clemmons Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Clemmons name?

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

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Benin/Togo


  • Germanic Europe


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Clemmons Family Origin

Where is the Clemmons family from?

Clemmons Family Occupations

What did your Clemmons ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Clemmons family was Fisherman. Tanner and Carpenter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Clemmons. The most common Clemmons occupation in Canada was Tanner. 50% of Clemmons's were Tanners.

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  • Tanner

  • Carpenter

  • Fisherman


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

Clemmons Historical Records

What Clemmons family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 30,000 census records available for the last name Clemmons. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Clemmons 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 650 immigration records available for the last name Clemmons. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Clemmons. For the veterans among your Clemmons ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Clemmons Life Expectancy

What is the average Clemmons lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Clemmons life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Clemmons in 1943 was 47, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Clemmons

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Clemmons 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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