Kover Name Meaning

Hungarian (Kövér): nickname from kövér ‘fat’. German (Köver): variant of Küver, a Low German form of Kuper, an occupational name for a cooper or tubmaker.

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


Similar surnames: Rover, Kober, Koper, Cover, Haver, Koser, Korver, Hover, Over, Dover

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Kover Family Origin

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Kover Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    21%
  • Stone Mason

    14%
  • Cutler

    7%

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In 1880, the most common Kover occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Kover's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Stone Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kover. A less common occupation for the Kover family was Cutler.

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Kover Historical Records

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Kover Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, Kover life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Kover in 1955 was 29, and 61 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kover

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