Cheever Family History

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Cheever Name Meaning

English: from Anglo-Norman French chivere, chevre ‘goat’ (Latin capra ‘nanny goat’), applied as a nickname for an unpredictable or temperamental person, or a metonymic occupational name for a goatherd.

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


Similar surnames: Cheevers, Haver, Cleaver, Chester, Wheeler, Shreve, Reeve, Scheerer

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Cheever Family Origin

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Cheever Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Cheever family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cheever. The most common Cheever occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Cheever's were Farmers.

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Cheever Historical Records

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Cheever Life Expectancy

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Famous Cheever Family

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