How many people are named Michael Cleverly?

Via Phil Windley's Technometria I found
LogoThere are:
people with my name
in the U.S.A.

How many have your name?

That sounds right to me. The four Americans with the name Michael Cleverly that I am presently aware of:

  1. Myself
  2. An artist and columnist in Colorado
  3. J. Michael Cleverly who is (or was?) U.S. Deputy Chief of mission to Greece
  4. Michael (Mikael) Cleverly, also with the U.S. State Department, who is (or was?) positioned at the US Embassay in Helsinki

I suspect J. Michael and Mikael are related (father/son) although I do not know that for sure. I think Mikael was at BYU at least part of the time I was; I occasionally got mail & phone calls for him.

I tend to use my middle initial online to avoid all the confusion of keeping us various Michael Cleverlys separate (though—as of today—18 of the first 20 Google search results for Michael Cleverly are about me... :-)

I would guess there are others of us living in England as that is where the ancestors of modern American Cleverlys immigrated from.

—Michael A. Cleverly


  1. Matthew Smith wrote (at Wed, 14 Feb 2007, 06:58):

There are 9,943 people in the U.S. named Matthew Smith. I guess I won't list them all. Suffice it to say 2 of us work on the same floor here at work.

  1. RCH wrote (at Wed, 14 Feb 2007, 11:00):

I'm unique! There are several of me with the more common spelling of my first name, but I'm the only one with my *precise* name.

I'm feeling pretty special right now. ;-)

  1. Cade Hoff wrote (at Wed, 14 Feb 2007, 17:23):

Uhhh I don't exist. Unless I go by Michael Hoff in which case there are 238 of me.

  1. Eric Hoth wrote (at Thu, 15 Feb 2007, 16:29):

According to that site, there are only two of us.

I used to email an Eric Hoth in New Jersey, he was very interested in genealogy and wanted to know where my family line came from. I of course had him go check out the nearest church family history center and meet two friends who would introduce the church, he said he'd already been there and couldn't believe how nice and helpful they were there, and they let him use their stuff for free. The last time we talked was a few days after 911 - I just wanted to make sure he was okay.

I thought there were two other Eric Hoths out there, both in the midwest somewhere. But I guess the US Census doesn't know about them.

I once got a Staples receipt for another one of me sent to my old gmail account, I tried forwarding it a few other similarly named mailboxes, never got a response.

  1. Dave wrote (at Sun, 01 Jul 2007, 17:13):

I knows somebody called Michael Cleverly, he lives in the uk.

  1. Abdul Khan wrote (at Wed, 24 Oct 2007, 12:22):

I know someone name Michael Cleverly and he works with me in the same department and company .

  1. Michael Cleverley wrote (at Mon, 10 Aug 2009, 15:24):

Another Michael Cleverley with a slight variation in the last name. From Idaho Falls, Id. 51yo Now living in the Greater Phoenix area.

  1. Michael Cleverly wrote (at Tue, 29 Sep 2009, 11:16):

Hi. My name is also Michael Cleverly. I live in Denmark, Europe. I'm the only one in europe with my name, afaik.

  1. JP wrote (at Fri, 27 Nov 2009, 13:22):

Mr. Cleverly - I'm a US citizen in Geneva, in some pretty dire straits, trying to reach your former collegue, Andrew Miller who is a key, relevant figure in ACS back in DC. Could you please do your best to contact me? Phone four-one-seven-eight-nine-two-three-two-seven-eight-three.

Thanks. JP

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