Hover Family History

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Hover Name Meaning

Dutch: from a dialect variant of haver ‘oats’, either an occupational name for someone who grew or sold oats, or a habitational name (van Haver), from any of several minor places named with this word. English: possibly a variant of Over, with the addition of an inorganic H-.

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


Similar surnames: Haver, Dover, Over, Homer, Hove, Hober, Rover, Honer, Hope, Cover

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Hover Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Hover name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Hover. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    50%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    17%

  • Germanic Europe

    12%

  • Norway

    5%

  • Sweden

    4%

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Hover Family Origin

Where is the Hover family from?

Hover Family Occupations

What did your Hover ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Accountant, Bricklayer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hover. The most common Hover occupation in the UK was Accountant. 8% of Hover's were Accountants. A less common occupation for the Hover family was Coal Miner.

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  • Accountant

    8%
  • Bricklayer

    8%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Coal Miner

    8%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Hover ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Hover Historical Records

What Hover family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 28,000 census records available for the last name Hover. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hovercensus 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Hover. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Hover. For the veterans among your Hover ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hover Life Expectancy

What is the average Hover lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Hover life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Hover in 1951 was 41, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hover

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hover 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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