Govea Family History

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Govea Name Meaning

Variant of Portuguese Gouveia.

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

Similar surnames: Goveia, Gover, Gove, Giove, Dovey, Grover, Hoven, Govier, Hover

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Govea Family Origin

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Govea Family Occupations

What did your Govea ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Govea occupation in the USA was African Agent. 50% of Govea's were African Agents. African Agent and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Govea.

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  • African Agent

  • Farmer


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Govea Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Govea. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Govea 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Govea. 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 231 military records available for the last name Govea. For the veterans among your Govea ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Govea Life Expectancy

What is the average Govea lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Govea life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Govea in 1964 was 74, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Govea

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Govea 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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