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Covin Family History

Covin Surname Meaning

French (mainly Nord):: variant of Cauvin and in North America (also) an altered form of this. alternatively perhaps a variant of northeastern French Couvin a habitational name from Couvin in the Belgian province of Namur close to the border with France.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Coven, Corvin, Colin, Molin, Corbin, Bodin, Collin, Corin, Cavin

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Where is the Covin family from?

You can see how Covin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Covin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Covin families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 15 Covin families living in Lancashire. This was about 44% of all the recorded Covin's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Covin families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Covin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Covin ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Covin. 100% of Covin women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Covin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Covin census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 252 immigration records available for the last name Covin. 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 Cards

There are 808 military records available for the last name Covin. For the veterans among your Covin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Covin lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Covin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Covin in 1951 was 45, and 83 in 2004.

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