Cloud Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived near an outcrop or hill, from Old English clud ‘rock’ (only later used to denote vapor formations in the sky). French: from the Germanic personal name Hlodald, composed of the elements hlod ‘famous’, ‘clear’ + wald ‘rule’, which was borne by a saint and bishop of the 6th century.

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


Similar surnames: Loud, Flood, Glod, Close, Clough, Clow, Blond, Lord, Claude, Claus

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Cloud Family Origin

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Cloud Family Occupations

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  • Not Given

    40%
  • Farmer & Fisherman

    20%
  • Son

    20%
  • Student

    20%

In 1881, Not Given, Farmer & Fisherman and Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cloud. A less common occupation for the Cloud family was Student. The most common Cloud occupation in Canada was Not Given. 40% of Cloud's were Not Givens.

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Cloud Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, Cloud life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1951. The average life expectancy for Cloud in 1940 was 59, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cloud

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