Van Cleve Family History

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Van Cleve Name Meaning

Dutch: habitational name for someone from the city of Cleves (German Kleve), in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

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


Similar surnames: Van Slyke, Van Leer, Van Hove, Van Leuven, Van Cise, Van Vleck

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Van Cleve Family Origin

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Van Cleve Family Occupations

What did your Van Cleve ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Van Cleve family was Keeping House. Farmer, Carpenter and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Van Cleve. The most common Van Cleve occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Van Cleve's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Keeping House

    5%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Van Cleve Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Van Cleve. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Van Cleve 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Van Cleve. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Van Cleve. For the veterans among your Van Cleve ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Van Cleve Life Expectancy

What is the average Van Cleve lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Van Cleve life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Van Cleve in 1966 was 81, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Van Cleve

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Van Cleve ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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