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Hovan Name Meaning

Irish: unexplained. Americanized spelling of Czech and Slovak Chovan, a variant of Chovanec (see Hovanec).

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


Similar surnames: Homan, Chovan, Shovan, Covan, Lovan, Hora, Olan, Coan, Hyman, Kovar

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Hovan Family Origin

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Hovan Family Occupations

What did your Hovan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hovan occupation in the USA was Laborer. 33% of Hovan's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Hovan family was Repair Hand. Laborer, Driver and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hovan.

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  • Laborer

    33%
  • Driver

    17%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Repair Hand

    17%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Hovan ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Hovan Historical Records

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Census Record

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

Search 1940's US census records for Hovan

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Hovan. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Hovan. For the veterans among your Hovan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hovan Life Expectancy

What is the average Hovan lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Hovan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Hovan in 1960 was 42, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hovan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hovan 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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