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Culver Name Meaning

English: from Old English culfre ‘dove’ (Late Latin columbula, a diminutive of columba), which Reaney suggests was used as a term of endearment. It may therefore have been applied as nickname for a lovelorn youth or perhaps for someone who used the expression indiscriminately. Otherwise, it may have been a metonymic occupational name for a keeper of doves or a nickname for someone bearing some fancied resemblance to a dove, such as mildness of temper.

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

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Culver Family Origin

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Culver Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Culver family was Carpenter. The most common Culver occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Culver's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Culver.

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