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

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • At Sawmill

    6%
  • Fireman

    6%

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

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Shovan Historical Records

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Shovan Life Expectancy

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