Scotland in the Middle Ages brought with them the ancestors of the Clouson family. They lived in the place named Clouston, a village in Stenness, Orkney. The origins of the place-name are in the Old Norse name Klostathr. which came to Scotland in the 9th century in the waves of pillage, invasion and colonization by the Norwegian Vikings.
Early Origins of the Clouson family
family seat from very ancient times, as recorded in the Norse Sagas.
Early History of the Clouson family
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Clouson Spelling Variations
spelling variations of the name Clouson include Clouston, Clouson, Clowston, Clowstoun, Clowstoune, Cloustown, Cloustowne, Clousone, Clauston, Claustoun, Claustown and many more.
Early Notables of the Clouson family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Clouson family to the New World and Oceana
Settlers found farms all along the eastern part of what would become the United States and Canada. They provided a base and a backbone that would strengthen two great nations in the making. In the 20th century, the ancestors of those brave Scots have rediscovered their heritage through highland games and Scottish historical societies. Early North American immigration records have revealed a number of people bearing the Scottish name Clouson or a variant listed above, including:
Clouson Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Clouson (post 1700)
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