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Bockover Name Meaning

Respelling of German Backofer, a topographic name for a person living next to the village baking oven or a metonymic occupational name for a baker, from back(en) ‘to bake’ + ofen + the suffix -er denoting an occupation. Alternatively, though less likely, it could be from Bockhof(f)er, a habitational name for someone from Bockhop near Vechta.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Boozer, Backer, Bicker, Rocker, Brocker, Boker, Becker, Boeker

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Bockover Family Origin

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Bockover Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Bockover occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Bockover's were Farmers. Farmer, Day Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bockover. A less common occupation for the Bockover family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Day Laborer

    12%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%

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Bockover Historical Records

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Bockover Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, Bockover life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Bockover in 1952 was 50, and 69 in 2004.

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