Coveney Family History

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Coveney Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Cambridgeshire named Coveney, from either the genitive case of Old English cofa ‘shelter’ (see Cove) or of a personal name Cofa (of uncertain origin) + Old English eg ‘island’. The surname is also established in Ireland.

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


Similar surnames: Coventry, Corney, Courtney, Coven, Cheney, Gosney, Overly, Ovens

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Coveney Family Origin

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Coveney Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Going To School

    20%
  • Factory Hand

    8%
  • Brewer

    4%

In 1881, Farmer, Going To School and Factory Hand were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Coveney. A less common occupation for the Coveney family was Brewer. The most common Coveney occupation in Canada was Farmer. 28% of Coveney's were Farmers.

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Coveney Historical Records

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Coveney Life Expectancy

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