Clewis Family History

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Clewis Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: reduced form of McLewis (see Lewis 3). English: topographic name from the genitive form of Old English cloh ‘ravine’ (see Clough).

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


Similar surnames: Lewis, Clews, Lewin, Chevis, Chew, Levis, Leis, Enis, Cleek, Mcleish

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Clewis Family Origin

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Clewis Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Works On Farm

    9%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Clewis family was Works On Farm. The most common Clewis occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Clewis's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Clewis.

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Clewis Historical Records

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Clewis Life Expectancy

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