Clopton Family History

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Clopton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places, for example in Essex, Suffolk, and Warwickshire, named Clopton from Old English clopp(a) ‘rock’, ‘hill’ + tun ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Hopton, Claxton, Crofton, Colton, Compton, Lorton, Clayton, Clifton

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Clopton Family Origin

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Clopton Family Occupations

What did your Clopton ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Clopton. 19% of Clopton men worked as a Farmer and 9% of Clopton women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Clopton were Farm Laborer and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    19%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Farming
    4%
  • Farm Laborer
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    9%
  • Housework
    7%
  • Housewife
    6%
  • Teacher
    6%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Clopton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Clopton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Clopton 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 395 immigration records available for the last name Clopton. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Clopton. For the veterans among your Clopton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Clopton Life Expectancy

What is the average Clopton lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Clopton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Clopton in 1948 was 72, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Clopton

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