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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

    50%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Rr Labr

    17%
  • Seargent U.S.A.

    17%

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Clisham Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Clisham ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Clisham Life Expectancy

What is the average Clisham lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, 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.

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