Coven Family History

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Coven Name Meaning

from Old French covine ‘fraud’, ‘deceit’, hence a derogatory nickname for a trickster. habitational name from a place in Staffordshire named Coven ‘(place) at the huts or shelters (Old English cofa, dative plural cofum)’.

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

Similar surnames: Cove, Cover, Coben, Covin, Osen, Loven, Covert, Koven, Ovens, Covan

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Coven Family Origin

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Coven Family Occupations

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In 1939, Carpenter and Clerk ( Motor Engineers ) were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Coven. 15% of Coven men worked as a Carpenter and 15% of Coven women worked as a Clerk ( Motor Engineers ). Some less common occupations for Americans named Coven were Planer (engineering Shop and No Occupation

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Carpenter
  • Daily Mail Exhileition Organising Staff
  • General Farm Labourercarter
  • Planer (engineering Shop

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Clerk ( Motor Engineers )
  • Domestic
  • Household Duties
  • No Occupation

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Coven Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Coven. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Coven 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 345 immigration records available for the last name Coven. 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 633 military records available for the last name Coven. For the veterans among your Coven ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Coven Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Coven life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Coven in 1955 was 33, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Coven

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