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Collver Name Meaning

English: variant of Culver . Compare Colliver .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Colliver, Colver, Coller, Collyer, Colter, Collier, Wolaver, Olver

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Where is the Collver family from?

You can see how Collver families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Collver family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Collver families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1840 there were 2 Collver families living in New Jersey. This was 100% of all the recorded Collver's in USA. New Jersey had the highest population of Collver families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Collver surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Collver ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Collver. 24% of Collver men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Collver women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Collver were Manager and Nurse. .

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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

  • Laborer
    24%
  • Farmer
    20%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Manager
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    25%
  • Saleslady
    25%
  • Housework
    25%
  • Nurse
    25%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Collver. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Collver 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 439 immigration records available for the last name Collver. 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 414 military records available for the last name Collver. For the veterans among your Collver ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Collver lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Collver life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Collver in 1948 was 51, and 82 in 2004.

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