Kleven Family History

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Kleven Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from a place called Klevenow. German: variant of Kleve. Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads all over Norway named Kleven, from the definite singular form of Kleve.

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


Similar surnames: Kleve, Leven, Klever, Cleven, Keeven, Kleier, Kleber, Cleve, Keelen

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Kleven Family Origin

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Kleven Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    60%
  • Blacksmith

    7%
  • Brick Maker

    7%
  • Carpenter

    7%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kleven family was Carpenter. Farmer, Blacksmith and Brick Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kleven. The most common Kleven occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Kleven's were Farmers.

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Kleven Historical Records

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Kleven Life Expectancy

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