Shover Family History

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Shover Name Meaning

Americanized form of Dutch de Schouwer, an occupational name from schouwer ‘inspector (of weights and measures)’.

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

Similar surnames: Shaver, Slover, Hover, Haver, Snover, Soler, Kover, Showen, Siever

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Shover Family Origin

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Shover Family Occupations

What did your Shover ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Shover occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 100% of Shover's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer


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

Shover Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Shover. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shover 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 337 immigration records available for the last name Shover. 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 Shover. For the veterans among your Shover ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shover Life Expectancy

What is the average Shover lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Shover life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Shover in 1954 was 47, and 72 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shover 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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