Cleverly Family History

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Cleverly Name Meaning

English: habitational name, probably from Claverley in Shropshire, which is named with Old English cl?fre ‘clover’ + leah ‘woodland clearing’. Alternatively, it could possibly be from Cleveley in Lancashire (named with Old English clif ‘bank’, ‘slope’ + leah), with intrusive -r- under the influence of cleverly.

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


Similar surnames: Cleaver, Lever, Calverley, Everley, Cleverley, Lovely, Haverly

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Cleverly Family Origin

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Cleverly Family Occupations

What did your Cleverly ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Cultivateur, Farm Laborer and Hotellier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cleverly. A less common occupation for the Cleverly family was Tanner. The most common Cleverly occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 25% of Cleverly's were Cultivateurs.

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  • Cultivateur

    25%
  • Farm Laborer

    25%
  • Hotellier

    25%
  • Tanner

    25%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Cleverly ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Cleverly Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Cleverly. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cleverly 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Cleverly. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Cleverly. For the veterans among your Cleverly ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cleverly Life Expectancy

What is the average Cleverly lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Cleverly life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Cleverly in 1958 was 58, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cleverly

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cleverly 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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