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Hovendick Family History

Hovendick Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Domenick, Henrick, Honick, Oberdick, Tendick, Bendick, Papendick

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Where is the Hovendick family from?

You can see how Hovendick families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hovendick family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Hovendick families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 16 Hovendick families living in Nebraska. This was 100% of all the recorded Hovendick's in USA. Nebraska had the highest population of Hovendick families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hovendick surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hovendick ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Hovendick. 71% of Hovendick men worked as a Farmer. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    71%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Farming
    12%
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What Hovendick family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 213 census records available for the last name Hovendick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hovendick census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 8 immigration records available for the last name Hovendick. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 15 military records available for the last name Hovendick. For the veterans among your Hovendick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hovendick lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2003, in the United States, Hovendick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Hovendick in 1956 was 27, and 93 in 2003.

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