Govier Family History

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Govier Name Meaning

English (Devon): unexplained. It may be a variant of Gover, but early examples with a definite article, e.g. Richard le Gofiar (Somerset 1327), point to an origin as an occupational name or perhaps a nickname, from an unknown element.

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


Similar surnames: Gover, Grover, Hover, Glovier, Kover, Dover, Cozier, Geier, Dozier

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Govier Family Origin

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Govier Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Farm Labourer

    4%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Labourer

    3%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Farm Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Govier. The most common Govier occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 4% of Govier's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Govier family was Labourer.

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Govier Historical Records

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Govier Life Expectancy

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