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Kover Name Meaning

Hungarian (Kövér): nickname from kövér ‘fat’. German (Köver): variant of Küver, a Low German form of Kuper, an occupational name for a cooper or tubmaker.

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


Similar surnames: Rover, Kober, Koper, Cover, Haver, Koser, Korver, Hover, Over, Dover

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Kover Family Origin

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Kover Family Occupations

What did your Kover ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kover family was Cutler. Farmer, Laborer and Stone Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kover. The most common Kover occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Kover's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    21%
  • Stone Mason

    14%
  • Cutler

    7%

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

Kover Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kover. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kover 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 Kover. 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 Kover. For the veterans among your Kover ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kover Life Expectancy

What is the average Kover lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Kover life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Kover in 1955 was 29, and 61 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kover

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kover 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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