Clews Name Meaning

Scottish or Irish: reduced form of McLewis, an Americanized form of Gaelic Mac Lughaidh (see Lewis 3).

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


Similar surnames: Clewis, Lewis, Leas, Laws, Lees, Mclaws, Clee, Leys, Alers, Crews

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Clews Family Origin

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Clews Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Shoemaker

    17%
  • Banker

    8%
  • Janitress

    8%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Clews family was Janitress. The most common Clews occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Clews's were Farmers. Farmer, Shoemaker and Banker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Clews.

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Clews Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1961 and 2004, Clews life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Clews in 1961 was 60, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Clews

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