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Where is the Hovey family from?
You can see how Hovey families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hovey family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hovey families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 73 Hovey families living in New York. This was about 27% of all the recorded Hovey's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Hovey families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hovey surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hovey. 18% of Hovey men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Hovey women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hovey were Truck Driver and Housework.