Clinger Family History

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Clinger Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Klinger. Possibly a variant of Clinker, an English occupational name for a maker or fixer of bolts and rivets, from an agent derivative of Middle English clinch, clench ‘door nail secured by riveting or clinching’ (see Clinch).

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


Similar surnames: Slinger, Linger, Linge, Olinger, Klinner, Klinker, Klingner, Klingler

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Clinger Family Origin

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Clinger Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Farming

    4%

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In 1880, the most common Clinger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Clinger's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Clinger family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Clinger.

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Clinger Historical Records

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Clinger Life Expectancy

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