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Governor Name Meaning

American English: occupational name for a member of the household of a governor.

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


Similar surnames: Overton, Gerner, Grosvenor, Goehner, Governale, Vernon, Lovern

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Governor Family Origin

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Governor Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Farm Laborer

    25%
  • Farming

    25%

In 1880, Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Governor. The most common Governor occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Governor's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Governor family was Farming.

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Governor Historical Records

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Governor Life Expectancy

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