Haver Name Meaning

North German: metonymic occupational name for a grower of or dealer in oats, from Low German Haver ‘oats’. Compare Hafer, Haber. Dutch: of uncertain derivation; possibly a Brabantine form of de Hauwer, an occupational name for a wood or stone cutter, Middle Dutch hauwer(e) ‘cutter’, ‘hewer’. English: from Middle English haver ‘oats’, applied as a metonymic occupational name for a farmer who grew oats or for a grain merchant. English: possibly a nickname from Middle English haver ‘buck’, ‘billy-goat’.

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


Similar surnames: Hamer, Hager, Haber, Hayer, Hafer, Hover, Havel, Hader, Haer, Huver

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Haver Family Origin

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Haver Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Butcher

    2%
  • Day Laborer

    2%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Haver family was Day Laborer. The most common Haver occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Haver's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Haver.

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Between 1957 and 2004, Haver life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Haver in 1957 was 32, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Haver

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