Kliewer Family History
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Kliewer Name Meaning
from the Dutch family name Kluiver, Kluyver, Cluyver, occupational name for a court official, originally a hangman or torturer. Some Mennonites so named migrated to West Prussia in the 17th century. North German: topographic name from cleve ‘swamp’. Compare Klever 1.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Kiefer, Lier, Klinker, Klever, Kieler, Kleber, Krieger, Kleier