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The nationality of Cleven may be complicated to determine because country boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Cleven may be difficult to determine depending on whether the name originated naturally and independently in multiple locales; for example, in the case of last names that come from professions, which can come into being in multiple regions independently (such as the last name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen).

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The meaning of Cleven come may come from a profession, such as the name "Archer" which was given to people who were bowmen. Some of these craft-based surnames may be a profession in a different language. For this reason it is important to research the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its family members. Many names like Cleven come from religious texts such as the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, and so forth. Commonly these family names relate to a religious sentiment such as "Grace of God".

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Understanding misspellings and spelling variations of the Cleven family name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Cleven were written down based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in public records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Cleven. Family names like Cleven change in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across villages, family branches, and languages over time.

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