Hovda Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads, so named from the dative singular of Old Norse hófði ‘rounded peak’, from hofuð ‘head’.

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


Similar surnames: Hove, Howd, Hover, Hoad, Gosda, Cova, Roda, Hebda, Goda, Bova

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Hovda Family Origin

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Hovda Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    83%
  • Keeping House

    17%

In 1880, the most common Hovda occupation in the USA was Farmer. 83% of Hovda's were Farmers. Farmer and Keeping House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Hovda.

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Hovda Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Hovda life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Hovda in 1963 was 68, and 90 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hovda

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