Kleiber Family History
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Kleiber Name Meaning
from an agent derivative of Middle High German kleben ‘to stick or bind’, an occupational name for a builder working with clay or, in Swabia, for someone who applied whitewash. in Bavaria and Austria, an occupational name for a shingle maker, from Middle High German klieben ‘to split (wood or stone)’. Compare Klauber.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press