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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

What did your Clewis ancestors do for a living?

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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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Works On Farm

    9%

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Clewis Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Clewis Life Expectancy

What is the average Clewis lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Clewis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Clewis in 1951 was 36, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Clewis

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Clewis 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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