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Novich Family History

Novich Name Meaning

Americanized form of Serbian and Croatian Nović: patronymic from Novica or Novo pet and short form of the personal name Novak respectively (see Novakovic ).

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


Similar surnames: Sovich, Bobich, Pavich, Tomich, Rodich, Kosich, Rozich, Povich

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Where is the Novich family from?

You can see how Novich families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Novich family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Novich families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 2 Novich families living in Maryland. This was about 67% of all the recorded Novich's in USA. Maryland had the highest population of Novich families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Novich surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Novich ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Novich. 20% of Novich men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Novich women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Novich were Labor and Teacher. .

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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

  • Laborer
    20%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • New Worker
    6%
  • Labor
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Saleslady
    20%
  • Student Nurse
    20%
  • Bookeeper
    20%
  • Teacher
    20%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Novich. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Novich 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 371 immigration records available for the last name Novich. 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 286 military records available for the last name Novich. For the veterans among your Novich ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Novich lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Novich life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Novich in 1945 was 67, and 83 in 2004.

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