Coverdale Family History

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Coverdale Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places named Coverdale in North Yorkshire and Lancashire, ‘in the valley (Middle English dale) of the Cover river (a Celtic name)’.

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


Similar surnames: Cheadle, Overly, Overall, Iredale, Courage, Corral, Coverdell

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Coverdale Family Origin

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Coverdale Family Occupations

What did your Coverdale ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Farmer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Coverdale. 2% of Coverdale men worked as a Farmer and 54% of Coverdale women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Coverdale were Builders Labourer and Incapacitated

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Farmer
    2%
  • General Labourer
    2%
  • Bricklayer
    2%
  • Builders Labourer
    1%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    54%
  • Housewife
    3%
  • Private Means
    3%
  • Incapacitated
    2%

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

Coverdale Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 21,000 census records available for the last name Coverdale. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Coverdale 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Coverdale. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Coverdale. For the veterans among your Coverdale ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Coverdale Life Expectancy

What is the average Coverdale lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Coverdale life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Coverdale in 1946 was 56, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Coverdale

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Coverdale 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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