Shove Family History

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Shove Name Meaning

Variant of Dutch Schave. English: nickname from Middle English schove, probably from Old English scufa, a derivative of scufan ‘to thrust or push’.

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


Similar surnames: Shoe, Shore, Sole, Shreve, Score, Snoke, Shott, Short, Hove, Hope

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Shove Family Origin

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Shove Family Occupations

What did your Shove ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Gardener and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Shove. 34% of Shove men worked as a Gardener and 74% of Shove women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Shove were Builders Labourer and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Gardener
    34%
  • Bricklayer
    34%
  • Colliery Hewer
    17%
  • Builders Labourer
    17%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    74%
  • Unpaid Household Duties
    6%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    4%
  • Housekeeper
    4%

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

Shove Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Shove. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shove 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 813 immigration records available for the last name Shove. 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 Shove. For the veterans among your Shove ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shove Life Expectancy

What is the average Shove lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Shove life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Shove in 1962 was 46, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shove 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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