Van Cleve Family History

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Van Cleve Name Meaning

Dutch: habitational name for someone from the city of Cleves (German Kleve), in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

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


Similar surnames: Van Slyke, Van Leer, Van Hove, Van Leuven, Van Cise, Van Vleck

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Van Cleve Family Origin

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Van Cleve Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Keeping House

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Van Cleve family was Keeping House. Farmer, Carpenter and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Van Cleve. The most common Van Cleve occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Van Cleve's were Farmers.

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Van Cleve Historical Records

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Van Cleve Life Expectancy

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Famous Van Cleve Family

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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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