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Claverie Name Meaning

French:: from Middle French claverie (a derivative of Latin clavis ‘key’) a term denoting a receiving office for coffer keys; by extension this was probably an occupational name for the person who administered such an office. habitational name from (La) Claverie the name of several places in southwestern France of the same etymology as 1 above.

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


Similar surnames: Claver, Clavier, Clare, Clavette, Laver, Cleaver, Clavel, Converse

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Where is the Claverie family from?

You can see how Claverie families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Claverie family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Claverie families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 49 Claverie families living in Louisiana. This was about 92% of all the recorded Claverie's in USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Claverie families in 1880.
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What did your Claverie ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Claverie. 39% of Claverie men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Claverie women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Claverie were Delivery Boy and Servant. .

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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 1940

  • Farmer
    39%
  • Laborer
    34%
  • Butcher
    17%
  • Delivery Boy
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Seamstress
    50%
  • Servant
    50%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 667 immigration records available for the last name Claverie. 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 Cards

There are 319 military records available for the last name Claverie. For the veterans among your Claverie ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Claverie lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Claverie life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Claverie in 1958 was 53, and 88 in 2004.

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