Gove Name Meaning

Scottish (Inverness): variant of Goff.

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


Similar surnames: Dove, Giove, Love, Govea, Goe, Gover, Goffe, Dovey, Dowe, Oge

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Gove Family Origin

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Gove Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Carriage Maker

    13%
  • Blacksmith

    7%
  • Collector Of Customs

    7%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Gove family was Collector Of Customs. The most common Gove occupation in Canada was Farmer. 53% of Gove's were Farmers. Farmer, Carriage Maker and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gove.

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Gove Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Gove life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Gove in 1953 was 41, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gove

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