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Conover Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Dutch Couwenhoven, of unknown etymology, probably a habitational name. By the time the descendants of original Dutch settlers on Long Island had reached western PA, the name had evolved into Conover.

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


Similar surnames: Coover, Cooper, Confer, Crownover, Coovert, Cover, Coomer, Cooner

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Conover Family Origin

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Conover Family Occupations

What did your Conover ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Conover occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Conover's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Conover family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Conover.

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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Conover Historical Records

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Conover Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, Conover life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Conover in 1945 was 40, and 77 in 2004.

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