Clavering Surname Origin
Locality. First assumed by the proprietors of the barony of Clavering, in Essex, England, near the springhead of the river Tort. Derived from the Anglo-Saxon cl£fer, or Belgic klaver, both denoting clover; and ing, a meadow, a pasture--the clover-fields.
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
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