Clark Family History
Clark Surname History
This page is dedicated to the complete history of the Clark last name, Clark origins, and records of Clark ancestors. Clark family history has a rich and complex origin of which the particulars can be pieced together by Clark family researchers. The last name Clark is an old lineage that has migrated all across the world for many generations, and as the name Clark has migrated, it has evolved making its origin tricky to uncover.
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The evolution of Clark begins with it's early ancestors. Even in the early generations of a name there are variations in that single name simply because family names were infrequently written down that long ago.
It was commonplace for a family name to change as it enters a new country or language. As families, tribes, and clans emigrated between countries, the Clark name may have changed with them. Clark families have migrated around different countries all throughout history.
Clark country of origin
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The nationality of Clark may be very difficult to determine because country boundaries change over time, making the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Clark may be in dispute based on whether the name came in to being organically and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of surnames that are based on a profession, which can crop up in multiple places independently (such as the family name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession).
Meaning of the last name Clark
Clark has a couple variations with an e and without e. Clark without an e is considered the Scottish designation. With an e is considered the Irish designation. There is a Clark clan hall in Scotland. Clark's have their very own tartan. Clark comes from Latin clericus (noun,masculine) which represented the professions of: clergyman| priest| cleric| clerk; scholar| student| scribe| secretary (Bee). Clark probably came to Brittania as a part of Roman occupation beginning in 43 AD.
- Marie J Clark 1905 - 1997
- Forrest Clark 1906 - 1981
- Pauline Clark 1894 - 1981
- John Clark 1912 - 1971
- James E Clark 1907 - 1992
- Marion W Clark 1912 - 2005
- Phil Clark 1907 - 1980
- Bruce Clark 1903 - 1983
- Hazel G Clark 1914 - 2011
- Leonard Clark 1904 - 1983
- Reginald Clark 1910 - 1973
- Kenneth R Clark 1909 - 1994
- Sterling M Clark 1911 - 1992
- J I Clark 1913 - 1995
- John Clark 1911 - 1974
- Harold Clark 1907 - 1975
- L V Clark 1910 - 1998
- Robert Clark ? - 1955
- Emmett Clark 1890 - 1971
- Vernon L Clark 1907 - 1989
Clark Family Tree
Famous people named Clark
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Clark
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Clark. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Fun facts about the Clark family
There is a Clarkia Lilly. There is a Clark Peak in Colorado. Abraham Clark former governor of New Jersey his name appears on the Declaration of Independence for the United Staes of America. In an episode of Star Trek where Capt. Kirk is left stranded on an alien world during the hunter gatherer phase of that society. His surname Kirk became Kirok. Well Clark makes that same movement as Clarok.
Clark spelling variations
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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Clark were transliterated based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have led to misspellings of Clark. Knowing misspellings and spelling variations of the Clark name are important to understanding the history of the name. Family names like Clark change in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across tribes, family unions, and languages over the years.