Hanover Family History

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Hanover Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from the city of Hannover in Lower Saxony. The place name, first recorded in the form Honovere, is a compound of Middle Low German ho, hoch ‘high’ + over ‘bank’, ‘shore’.

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


Similar surnames: Hanauer, Van Over, Haver, Hober, Hammer, Haberer, Hanger, Hendler

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Hanover Family Origin

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Hanover Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Keeping House

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hanover. A less common occupation for the Hanover family was Keeping House. The most common Hanover occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Hanover's were Farmers.

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Hanover Historical Records

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Hanover Life Expectancy

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