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Type Surname (from occupation)
Usage German

Meaning & History

Derived from an agent Middle High German kleben "to stick or bind" an occupational name for a builder working with clay or in Swabia for someone who applied whitewash. in Bavaria and Austria an occupational name for a shingle maker from Middle High German klieben "to split (wood or stone)".
Added 1/10/2023 by Paradiso36