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Klaver Name Meaning

Dutch: from klaver ‘clover’, hence a topographic name for someone living near a field of clover, or an occupational name for someone who grew clover to feed cattle.

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


Similar surnames: Klever, Laver, Klauer, Kluver, Klapper, Laier, Lever, Klammer, Haver

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Where is the Klaver family from?

You can see how Klaver families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Klaver family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Klaver families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 20 Klaver families living in Ohio. This was about 51% of all the recorded Klaver's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Klaver families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Klaver surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Klaver ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the US named Klaver. 52% of Klaver men worked as a Farmer.

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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
    52%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Truck Driver
    10%
  • Salesman
    7%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Klaver. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Klaver 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Klaver. 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 281 military records available for the last name Klaver. For the veterans among your Klaver ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Klaver lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Klaver life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Klaver in 1952 was 44, and 79 in 2004.

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