Covan Family History

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Covan Name Meaning

English: possibly a variant spelling of Coven.

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

Similar surnames: Colan, Hovan, Coan, Coran, Coven, Cohan, Olan, Corgan, Corman, Cohn

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Covan Family Origin

Where is the Covan family from?

Covan Family Occupations

What did your Covan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Covan family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Covan. The most common Covan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Covan's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Blacksmith

  • Carpenter


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Covan ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Covan Historical Records

What Covan family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Covan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Covan census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 675 immigration records available for the last name Covan. 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 Card

There are 204 military records available for the last name Covan. For the veterans among your Covan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Covan Life Expectancy

What is the average Covan lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Covan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Covan in 1959 was 50, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Covan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Covan ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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