Hovis Family History

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Hovis Name Meaning

Latinized form of Dutch Hof or Hove.

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


Similar surnames: Hovey, Hoots, Hoven, Hoving, Hobin, Honig, Lovins, Doris, Donis, Avis

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Hovis Family Origin

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Hovis Family Occupations

What did your Hovis ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hovis family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hovis. The most common Hovis occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Hovis's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Farming

    14%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Blacksmith

    5%

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

Hovis Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hovis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hovis 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 Hovis

Passenger List

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

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Hovis Life Expectancy

What is the average Hovis lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Hovis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Hovis in 1949 was 65, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hovis

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hovis 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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