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

What did your Kleven ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kleven. 38% of Kleven men worked as a Farmer and 24% of Kleven women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kleven were Carpenter and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Teacher
  • Housekeeper
  • Stenographer

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

Kleven Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Kleven. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kleven census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Kleven. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 896 military records available for the last name Kleven. For the veterans among your Kleven ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kleven Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Kleven life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Kleven in 1956 was 37, and 84 in 2004.

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