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Clavel Name Meaning

Spanish: from Spanish clavel or Catalan clavell ‘clove’, earlier also ‘nail’, a derivative of Latin clavellus ‘nail’, applied as a metonymic occupational name for a spice trader or a nail maker. French: metonymic occupational name for a nail maker from a derivative of Latin clavellus, but in some cases possibly from the same word in the sense ‘smallpox’, ‘rash’.

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


Similar surnames: Claver, Cave, Savel, Havel, Carel, Chapel, Clare, Tavel, Cleaver

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Clavel Family Origin

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Clavel Family Occupations

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  • Cultivateur

    20%
  • Agent

    10%
  • Bartender

    10%
  • Brigueteur

    10%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Clavel family was Brigueteur. Cultivateur, Agent and Bartender were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Clavel. The most common Clavel occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 20% of Clavel's were Cultivateurs.

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Clavel Historical Records

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Clavel Life Expectancy

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