Cove Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place named Cove, examples of which are found in Devon, Hampshire, and Suffolk, from Old English cofa ‘cove’, ‘bay’, ‘inlet’, also ‘shelter’, ‘hut’, or a topographic name with the same meaning.

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


Similar surnames: Cote, Cave, Hove, Coven, Cova, Love, Hope, Dove, Cover, Cope

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Cove Family Origin

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Cove Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Baker

    3%
  • Boot Maker

    2%
  • Carpenter

    2%

In 1881, the most common Cove occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 4% of Cove's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Cove family was Carpenter. Agricultural Labourer, Baker and Boot Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cove.

Source: Census data for Cove | Data not to scale

Cove Historical Records

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Cove Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1960 and 2004, Cove life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Cove in 1960 was 31, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cove

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