Clever Family History

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Clever Name Meaning

Respelling of German and Norwegian Klever.

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

Similar surnames: Cleven, Klever, Cliver, Cleaver, Kleven, Kluever, Grever, Clower

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Clever Family Origin

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Clever Family Occupations

What did your Clever ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Ironer Help were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Clever. 45% of Clever men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Clever women worked as an Ironer Help. Some less common occupations for Americans named Clever were Farming and Servante

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Butcher
  • Arto Ettbouse
  • Farming

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Ironer Help
  • Servante

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Clever Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Clever. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Clever census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 924 immigration records available for the last name Clever. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Clever. For the veterans among your Clever ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Clever Life Expectancy

What is the average Clever lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Clever life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Clever in 1952 was 50, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Clever

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Clever ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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