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Dove Family History

Dove Name Meaning
English: from Middle English dove, Old English dufe ‘dove’ (or perhaps occasionally from the Old Norse cognate dúfa), applied as a nickname for a mild and gentle person or as a metonymic occupational name for a keeper of doves. The Old English word was used as a personal name for either sex in the early Middle English period, and the surname at least in part derives from this use.Scottish: translation of Mac Calmáin (see Coleman 1).Scottish: variant of Duff.North German: nickname for a deaf or dull man, Middle Low German dof.

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

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154,708 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
14,457 Military Records
7,425 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Dove Families

  • Number of Dove families
     89 - 176
     30 - 88
     1 - 29
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Dove families
     317 - 632
     106 - 316
     1 - 105
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Dove families
     36 - 70
     13 - 35
     1 - 12
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Dove Family Origin

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Dove Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Dove

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Dove Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Dove Civil War Service Records

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