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Govern Name Meaning

Irish or Scottish: reduced form of McGovern.

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


Similar surnames: Mcgovern, Davern, Given, Gowen, Govan, Severn, Goers, Gowers, Gove

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Govern Family Origin

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Govern Family Occupations

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  • Chemist Master (Employing 2 Men & 2 Boys)

    20%
  • Cooper

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Milliner

    20%

In 1881, the most common Govern occupation in the UK was Chemist Master (Employing 2 Men & 2 Boys). 20% of Govern's were Chemist Master (Employing 2 Men & 2 Boys)s. Chemist Master (Employing 2 Men & 2 Boys), Cooper and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Govern. A less common occupation for the Govern family was Milliner.

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Govern Historical Records

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Govern Life Expectancy

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