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Huver Family History

Huver Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: status name for a prosperous small farmer. Compare South German Huber.

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


Similar surnames: Huber, Haver, Huffer, Suver, Huser, Huger, Hover, Hauver, Hober

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Where is the Huver family from?

You can see how Huver families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Huver family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Huver families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 8 Huver families living in North Carolina. This was about 31% of all the recorded Huver's in the USA. North Carolina and 2 other states had the highest population of Huver families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Huver surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Huver ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Huver. 50% of Huver men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Huver women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Huver were Electrician and Secretary.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    50%
  • Laborer
    34%
  • Electrician
    17%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    20%
  • Religious Duty
    20%
  • Housewife
    20%
  • Secretary
    20%
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What Huver family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Huver. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Huver census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 128 immigration records available for the last name Huver. 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 Cards

There are 331 military records available for the last name Huver. For the veterans among your Huver ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Huver lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Huver life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Huver in 1961 was 58, and 83 in 2004.

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