Cleverly Family History

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Cleverly Name Meaning

English: habitational name, probably from Claverley in Shropshire, which is named with Old English cl?fre ‘clover’ + leah ‘woodland clearing’. Alternatively, it could possibly be from Cleveley in Lancashire (named with Old English clif ‘bank’, ‘slope’ + leah), with intrusive -r- under the influence of cleverly.

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


Similar surnames: Cleaver, Lever, Calverley, Everley, Cleverley, Lovely, Haverly

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Cleverly Family Origin

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Cleverly Family Occupations

What did your Cleverly ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Cleverly family was Pilot. The most common Cleverly occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Cleverly's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Works In Boot Factory were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cleverly.

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Works In Boot Factory

    8%
  • Pilot

    6%

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Cleverly Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Cleverly. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cleverly 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 Cleverly. 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 Cleverly. For the veterans among your Cleverly ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cleverly Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Cleverly life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Cleverly in 1958 was 58, and 83 in 2004.

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