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Clune Surname Meaning

Irish (Clare): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Glúin a patronymic from the personal name Glún. This is either a byname meaning ‘knee’ or else a short form of various Old Irish compound personal names such as Glúnfhionn meaning ‘fair-kneed’ or Glúniairn ‘iron-kneed’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Clyne, Cluney, Clure, Cione, Lute, Mccune, Mcclune, Clare, Slane

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Where is the Clune family from?

You can see how Clune families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Clune family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Clune families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 5 Clune families living in Ontario. This was about 56% of all the recorded Clune's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Clune families in 1911.
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What did your Clune ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Clune. 100% of Clune men worked as a Farmer. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Clune. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Clune census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Clune. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Clune. For the veterans among your Clune ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Clune lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Clune life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Clune in 1948 was 34, and 76 in 2004.

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