Govaerts Family History

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Govaerts Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Govert, Gobert, Gombert, Govier, Roberts, Covert, Gover, Goedert

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Govaerts Family Origin

Where is the Govaerts family from?

Govaerts Family Occupations

What did your Govaerts ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Driller was the top reported job for people in the US named Govaerts. 20% of Govaerts men worked as a Driller

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Driller
  • Farm Manager
  • Farming
  • Mechanic

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Govaerts Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 70 census records available for the last name Govaerts. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Govaerts 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 311 immigration records available for the last name Govaerts. 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 14 military records available for the last name Govaerts. For the veterans among your Govaerts ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Govaerts Life Expectancy

What is the average Govaerts lifespan?

Between 1968 and 2003, in the United States, Govaerts life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Govaerts in 1968 was 89, and 85 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Govaerts

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Govaerts 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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