Klever Family History

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Klever Name Meaning

habitational name for someone from Kleve in the Rhineland (see Kleve 1). German: nickname for a complainer, from Middle High German klewen ‘to whine’. German: possibly from Middle Low German klever ‘clover’, also ‘resin’, ‘turpentine’, hence a metonymic occupational name either for a farmer who grew clover or perhaps for someone who collected and distilled turpentine. In the Alemannic area this was also a nickname for a bungler.

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


Similar surnames: Kleber, Klaver, Kleier, Lever, Kleven, Klepper, Kleve, Kluver, Klauer

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Klever Family Origin

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Klever Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Tailor

    10%
  • Dairyman

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Tailor and Dairyman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Klever. A less common occupation for the Klever family was Keeping House. The most common Klever occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Klever's were Farmers.

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Klever Historical Records

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Klever Life Expectancy

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