Kovner Family History

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Kovner Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from Kaunas in Lithuania, from its Yiddish name, kovne (Kovno in Russian).

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


Similar surnames: Rovner, Horner, Kelner, Kocher, Kober, Kasner, Kolber, Kohner, Kutner

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Kovner Family Origin

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Kovner Family Occupations

What did your Kovner ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kovner. 24% of Kovner men worked as a Salesman and 25% of Kovner women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kovner were Manager and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
    24%
  • Clerk
    20%
  • Executive
    10%
  • Manager
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • New Worker
    25%
  • Bookkeeper
    25%
  • Housewife
    25%
  • Stenographer
    25%

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

Kovner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kovner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kovner 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 458 immigration records available for the last name Kovner. 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 151 military records available for the last name Kovner. For the veterans among your Kovner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kovner Life Expectancy

What is the average Kovner lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Kovner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Kovner in 1963 was 78, and 75 in 2004.

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