Shovan Family History

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Shovan Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Perhaps an Americanized spelling of French Chauvin.

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


Similar surnames: Hovan, Shoun, Sylvan, Shuman, Shoen, Showman, Shoop, Hoban, Sholar

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Shovan Family Origin

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Shovan Family Occupations

What did your Shovan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Shovan family was Fireman. Farmer, Laborer and At Sawmill were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shovan. The most common Shovan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Shovan's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • At Sawmill

    6%
  • Fireman

    6%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Shovan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Shovan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shovan 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Shovan. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Shovan. For the veterans among your Shovan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shovan Life Expectancy

What is the average Shovan lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Shovan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Shovan in 1954 was 42, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shovan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shovan 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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