Coover Family History

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Coover Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized form of an unidentified Dutch name or of German Kober.

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


Similar surnames: Coovert, Cover, Cooper, Conover, Coomer, Hoover, Cooner, Covert

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Coover Family Origin

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Coover Family Occupations

What did your Coover ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Coover. 12% of Coover men worked as a Farmer and 5% of Coover women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Coover were Truck Driver and Maid

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    12%
  • Laborer
    11%
  • Salesman
    5%
  • Truck Driver
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    5%
  • Stenographer
    4%
  • Cook
    3%
  • Maid
    3%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Coover Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Coover. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Coover 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 541 immigration records available for the last name Coover. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Coover. For the veterans among your Coover ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Coover Life Expectancy

What is the average Coover lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Coover life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Coover in 1952 was 48, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Coover

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