Coventry Family History

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Coventry Name Meaning

English: habitational name from the city of Coventry in the West Midlands, which is probably named with the genitive case of an Old English personal name Cofa (compare Coveney) + Old English treow ‘tree’.

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


Similar surnames: Coveney, Overy, Cover, Coven, Ventre, Overly, Comer, Chantry, Gentry

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Coventry Family Origin

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Coventry Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Going To School

    18%
  • Labourer

    11%
  • Carpenter

    7%

In 1881, Farmer, Going To School and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Coventry. A less common occupation for the Coventry family was Carpenter. The most common Coventry occupation in Canada was Farmer. 39% of Coventry's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Coventry | Data not to scale

Coventry Historical Records

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Coventry Life Expectancy

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