Culver Family History

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Culver Name Meaning

English: from Old English culfre ‘dove’ (Late Latin columbula, a diminutive of columba), which Reaney suggests was used as a term of endearment. It may therefore have been applied as nickname for a lovelorn youth or perhaps for someone who used the expression indiscriminately. Otherwise, it may have been a metonymic occupational name for a keeper of doves or a nickname for someone bearing some fancied resemblance to a dove, such as mildness of temper.

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

Similar surnames: Pulver, Cutler, Cover, Fuller, Carver, Calver, Cutter, Colmer, Puller

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Culver Family Origin

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Culver Family Occupations

What did your Culver ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Carpenter and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Culver. The most common Culver occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Culver's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Culver family was Ag Labr.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Carpenter

  • Labourer

  • Ag Labr


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Culver Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 112,000 census records available for the last name Culver. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Culver 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Culver. 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 21,000 military records available for the last name Culver. For the veterans among your Culver ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Culver Life Expectancy

What is the average Culver lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Culver life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Culver in 1945 was 43, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Culver 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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