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Koven Name Meaning

Jewish: shortened form of eastern Ashkenazic Kovenski or Kovensky, a habitational name from Kaunas in Lithuania, from its Yiddish name, kovne (Kovno in Russian).

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


Similar surnames: Koren, Koen, Toren, Kosin, Kohen, Kogan, Loven, Boven, Kover, Coven

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Koven Family Origin

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Koven Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Koven occupation in the USA was Book Binder. 100% of Koven's were Book Binders.

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  • Book Binder

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Koven Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

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

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Koven Life Expectancy

What is the average Koven lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Koven life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Koven in 1950 was 27, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Koven 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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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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