Chovan Family History

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Chovan Name Meaning

Czech and Slovak: nickname for a foster child, chovan, a derivative of the verb chovat ‘to bring up’.

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


Similar surnames: Hovan, Chovanec, Holan, Chopin, Havran, Coven, Choma, Chrzan, Chaban

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Chovan Family Origin

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Chovan Family Occupations

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

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Chovan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Chovan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Chovan 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Chovan. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, 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 Chovan. For the veterans among your Chovan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Chovan Life Expectancy

What is the average Chovan lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Chovan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Chovan in 1954 was 43, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Chovan 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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