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The nationality of Cleves can be very difficult to determine in cases which countries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Cleves may be difficult to determine based on whether the family name came about organically and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of surnames that are based on a profession, which can come into being in multiple places independently (such as the last name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers).

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The meaning of Cleves come may come from a profession, such as the name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer. Some of these trade-based last names can be a profession in some other language. This is why it is essential to research the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its ancestors. Many names like Cleves come from religious texts like the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, etc. Commonly these names relate to a religious expression such as "Favored of God".

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Knowing misspellings and alternate spellings of the Cleves family name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Cleves were written down based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in government records. This could have led to misspellings of Cleves. Last names like Cleves transform in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across tribes, family lines, and countries across time.

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