Lover Family History

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Lover Name Meaning

English: nickname from Middle English lovere ‘lover’, ‘sweetheart’.

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

Similar surnames: Lever, Loder, Love, Rover, Gover, Cover, Glover, Lower, Over, Lovern

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Lover Family Origin

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Lover Family Occupations

What did your Lover ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Lover occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Lover's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Lover family was House Builder. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lover.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farming

  • House Builder


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

Lover Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Lover. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lover 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 936 immigration records available for the last name Lover. 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 Lover. For the veterans among your Lover ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lover Life Expectancy

What is the average Lover lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Lover life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Lover in 1954 was 52, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lover

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lover 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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