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Clavet Name Meaning

French: habitational name from (Le) Clavet the name of several places in the southwestern part of France.

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


Similar surnames: Clavel, Claver, Clare, Cave, Chaves, Cleaver, Laver, Clive, Craven

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Where is the Clavet family from?

You can see how Clavet families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Clavet family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Clavet families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1880 there was 1 Clavet family living in Tennessee. This was 100% of all the recorded Clavet's in USA. Tennessee had the highest population of Clavet families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Clavet surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Clavet ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Journalier and Employ were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Clavet. 35% of Clavet men worked as a Journalier and 50% of Clavet women worked as an Employ. Some less common occupations for Americans named Clavet were Rentier and Domestique. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Journalier
    35%
  • Cultivateur
    29%
  • Charretier
    15%
  • Rentier
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Employ
    50%
  • Domestique
    50%
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What Clavet family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Clavet. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Clavet census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 448 immigration records available for the last name Clavet. 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 115 military records available for the last name Clavet. For the veterans among your Clavet ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Clavet lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2002, in the United States, Clavet life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Clavet in 1966 was 74, and 71 in 2002.

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