Bove Name Meaning

Italian and Catalan (Bové): from Italian bove, Catalan bové ‘ox’ (from Latin bos, genitive bovis), applied as a metonymic occupational name for a plowman or herdsman or as a nickname for someone thought to resemble an ox in some way, for example in being fat or patient. Danish: nickname from bouæ ‘villain’, ‘wretch’, or from the old personal name Bovi.

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


Similar surnames: Bobe, Dove, Love, Boye, Bone, Bode, Boe, Bole, Boven, Hove

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Bove Family Origin

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Bove Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    51%
  • Day Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    6%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bove family was Laborer. Farmer, Day Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bove. The most common Bove occupation in the USA was Farmer. 51% of Bove's were Farmers.

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Between 1945 and 2004, Bove life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Bove in 1945 was 52, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bove

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