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Cleaves Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Cleaves in Devon (see Cleve).

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


Similar surnames: Cleaver, Cleve, Neaves, Chaves, Greaves, Lavers, Gleaves, Gleave

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Cleaves Family Origin

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Cleaves Family Occupations

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  • Butcher

    11%
  • Coal Miner

    11%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Annuitant

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Cleaves family was Annuitant. Butcher, Coal Miner and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cleaves. The most common Cleaves occupation in the UK was Butcher. 11% of Cleaves's were Butchers.

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Cleaves Historical Records

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Cleaves Life Expectancy

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