Colver Family History

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Colver Name Meaning

English (Leicestershire): variant of Culver.

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

Similar surnames: Collver, Calver, Colter, Coller, Olver, Colyer, Culver, Colvert

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Colver Family Origin

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Colver Family Occupations

What did your Colver ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Cordwainer, Agricultural Labourer and Boot Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Colver. The most common Colver occupation in the UK was Cordwainer. 8% of Colver's were Cordwainers. A less common occupation for the Colver family was Stocking Maker (Cotton).

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  • Cordwainer

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Boot Maker

  • Stocking Maker (Cotton)


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Colver ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Colver Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Colver. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Colver census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 643 immigration records available for the last name Colver. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Colver. For the veterans among your Colver ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Colver Life Expectancy

What is the average Colver lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Colver life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Colver in 1957 was 45, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Colver

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Colver ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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