Hovel Family History

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Hovel Name Meaning

Scottish and English: variant of Havill.

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


Similar surnames: Hovell, Covel, Hover, Lovel, Dovel, Howey, Havey, Howen, Holes, Hoven

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Hovel Family Origin

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Hovel Family Occupations

What did your Hovel ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Builders Labourer Heavy Work and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Hovel. 20% of Hovel men worked as a Builders Labourer Heavy Work and 34% of Hovel women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hovel were Gas Fitter and Domestic D

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Builders Labourer Heavy Work
    20%
  • Bus Conductor (l P T B)
    20%
  • Electrical Repai Hand
    20%
  • Gas Fitter
    20%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    34%
  • Assistant Supervisor For Addersing Machinery Manufacturer
    17%
  • Checking Clerk For Addressing Machinery Manufactu
    17%
  • Domestic D
    17%

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

Hovel Historical Records

What Hovel family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hovel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hovel 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 374 immigration records available for the last name Hovel. 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 965 military records available for the last name Hovel. For the veterans among your Hovel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hovel Life Expectancy

What is the average Hovel lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2003, in the United States, Hovel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Hovel in 1959 was 53, and 75 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hovel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hovel 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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