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Hauver Name Meaning

Dutch and Belgian (van Hauwer): habitational name from Houwaart in Brabant or from either of two places in East Flanders called Hauwaart.

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


Similar surnames: Haver, Lauver, Hauter, Huver, Hauger, Laufer, Hamer, Haber, Dauber

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Where is the Hauver family from?

You can see how Hauver families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hauver family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hauver families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 15 Hauver families living in New York. This was about 75% of all the recorded Hauver's in USA. New York had the highest population of Hauver families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hauver surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hauver ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Beauty Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hauver. 33% of Hauver men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Hauver women worked as a Beauty Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hauver were Janitor and Housekeeper. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    33%
  • Laborer
    23%
  • Plumber
    7%
  • Janitor
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Beauty Operator
    20%
  • Clerk
    20%
  • Housewife
    20%
  • Housekeeper
    20%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hauver. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hauver census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 230 immigration records available for the last name Hauver. 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 Cards

There are 411 military records available for the last name Hauver. For the veterans among your Hauver ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hauver lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Hauver life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Hauver in 1952 was 75, and 82 in 2004.

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