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

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  • Laborer

    50%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Rr Labr

    17%
  • Seargent U.S.A.

    17%

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

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Clisham Historical Records

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Clisham Life Expectancy

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