Meaning of the Name Clayburn
All surnames date from the Middle Ages, this name is
probably a name of origin meaning "dweller by a clayey
stream". Yet, the variants cause us to believe that a
straight derivation from "clay" and "burn"
(Stream) or "clay" and "burn" (as in fire)
for brick manufacture is not so simple as would be
The Parish of Cliburn in the old county of
Westmorland, England, would appear to be another source, possibly
of the Cliburn and Cliborne variants of the
Clayburn name, which are especially prevalent in the USA.
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Clayburn family information