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Klauer Name Meaning

occupational name for a bailiff, later a servant in general, Middle Low German kluver (from kluven ‘to put someone in chains or handcuffs’). in northern Germany, from klaue ‘claw’, a nickname for a quick, agile man. habitational name for someone from a place called Klauen near Hildeshiem or from Klau near Aachen. in nautical slang an occupational name for someone who repaired cracked and leaking boats. in Hessen and the central Rhine area, a metonymic occupational name for someone who bred oxen, from a dialect word Klauer ‘breeding bull’.

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


Similar surnames: Klauber, Lauer, Knauer, Kauer, Gauer, Klaver, Klapper, Laufer, Kleber

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Klauer Family Origin

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Klauer Family Occupations

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  • Tinsmith

    25%
  • Belle And Table Maker

    13%
  • Butcher

    13%
  • Keeping House

    13%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Klauer family was Keeping House. Tinsmith, Belle And Table Maker and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Klauer. The most common Klauer occupation in the USA was Tinsmith. 25% of Klauer's were Tinsmiths.

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