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Claver Name Meaning

English: occupational name from Old French clavier ‘doorkeeper’ (from Latin clavis ‘key’). Catalan: from claver ‘keeper of the keys’, ‘doorkeeper’, Latin clavarius.

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


Similar surnames: Clavier, Clavel, Laver, Cleaver, Lever, Culver, Graver, Carver, Lacer

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Claver Family Origin

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Claver Family Occupations

What did your Claver ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Claver family was Eating House. Farmer, Laborer and Carriage Painter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Claver. The most common Claver occupation in the USA was Farmer. 63% of Claver's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    63%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Carriage Painter

    6%
  • Eating House

    6%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Claver ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Claver Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Claver. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Claver census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Claver. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

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

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Claver Life Expectancy

What is the average Claver lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Claver life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Claver in 1958 was 53, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Claver

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Claver ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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