Stoever Family History

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Stoever Name Meaning

North German (Stöver): from Middle Low German (bad)stover ‘bather’ or ‘worker at a public bathhouse’, mainly an occupational name, but occasionally perhaps a nickname for a dedicated bather.

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

Similar surnames: Stover, Stoebe, Stober, Steer, Stoehr, Stueve, Stieve, Stoermer

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Stoever Family Origin

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Stoever Family Occupations

What did your Stoever ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Stoever family was Clerk In Office. The most common Stoever occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Stoever's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stoever.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Clerk In Office


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

Stoever Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Stoever. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stoever 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 577 immigration records available for the last name Stoever. 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 397 military records available for the last name Stoever. For the veterans among your Stoever ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Stoever Life Expectancy

What is the average Stoever lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Stoever life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Stoever in 1955 was 54, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stoever

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stoever 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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