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Klyve Family History

Klyve Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Kleve, Klyce, Lye, Love, Kye, Klever, Lyle, Lyde, Kyle, Clive

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Where is the Klyve family from?

You can see how Klyve families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Klyve family name was found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 3 Klyve families living in Minnesota. This was 100% of all the recorded Klyve's in USA. Minnesota had the highest population of Klyve families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Klyve surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Klyve ancestors do for a living?

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

What Klyve family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 60 census records available for the last name Klyve. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Klyve 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 204 immigration records available for the last name Klyve. 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 23 military records available for the last name Klyve. For the veterans among your Klyve ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Klyve lifespan?

Between 1973 and 2003, in the United States, Klyve life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Klyve in 1973 was 87, and 96 in 2003.

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