Clisham Family History

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Clisham Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish (County Galway): possibly a habitational name from Clisham in the Western Isles. Woulfe, however, suggests a Gaelic form, Mac Cliseam, of unexplained derivation.

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

Similar surnames: Grisham, Lipham, Lish, Chism, Sham, Latham, Glisan, Chisholm, Lapham

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Clisham Family Origin

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Clisham Family Occupations

What did your Clisham ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Rr Labr were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Clisham. A less common occupation for the Clisham family was Seargent U.S.A.. The most common Clisham occupation in the USA was Laborer. 50% of Clisham's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Rr Labr

  • Seargent U.S.A.


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

Clisham Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Clisham. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Clisham 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 256 immigration records available for the last name Clisham. 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 524 military records available for the last name Clisham. For the veterans among your Clisham ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Clisham Life Expectancy

What is the average Clisham lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Clisham life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Clisham in 1953 was 33, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Clisham

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