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Cliver Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Kliewer (or the variants Kliver and Kliwer) or Kleiber.

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

Similar surnames: Climer, Crider, Clinger, Clower, Sliger, Cloer, Carver, Sliter

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Where is the Cliver family from?

You can see how Cliver families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cliver family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Cliver families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1911 there were 2 Cliver families living in Saskatchewan. This was about 33% of all the recorded Cliver's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Cliver families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Cliver surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Cliver ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Cliver. .

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

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Cliver. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cliver census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Cliver. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Cliver. For the veterans among your Cliver ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cliver lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Cliver life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Cliver in 1951 was 59, and 78 in 2004.

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