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Bockover Name Meaning

Respelling of German Backofer, a topographic name for a person living next to the village baking oven or a metonymic occupational name for a baker, from back(en) ‘to bake’ + ofen + the suffix -er denoting an occupation. Alternatively, though less likely, it could be from Bockhof(f)er, a habitational name for someone from Bockhop near Vechta.

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


Similar surnames: Boozer, Backer, Bicker, Rocker, Brocker, Boker, Becker, Boeker

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Bockover Family Origin

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Bockover Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Day Laborer

    12%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bockover family was Farm Laborer. The most common Bockover occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Bockover's were Farmers. Farmer, Day Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bockover.

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Bockover Life Expectancy

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