Covert Family History

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Covert Name Meaning

English: nickname for a reserved or secretive person, from Old French covert ‘guarded’, ‘crafty’. Americanized spelling of an unidentified Dutch or German name, perhaps Kofoed.

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


Similar surnames: Cover, Coovert, Comer, Colvert, Robert, Cozart, Coven, Court, Coover

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Covert Family Origin

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Covert Family Occupations

What did your Covert ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Student and Seaman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Covert. A less common occupation for the Covert family was Clerk. The most common Covert occupation in Canada was Farmer. 29% of Covert's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Student

    16%
  • Seaman

    7%
  • Clerk

    5%

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

Covert Historical Records

What Covert family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Covert. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Covert 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 Covert. 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 Covert. For the veterans among your Covert ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Covert Life Expectancy

What is the average Covert lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Covert life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Covert in 1943 was 28, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Covert

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Covert 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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