Govea Name Meaning

Variant of Portuguese Gouveia.

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


Similar surnames: Goveia, Gover, Gove, Giove, Dovey, Grover, Hoven, Govier, Hover

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Govea Family Origin

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Govea Family Occupations

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  • African Agent

    50%
  • Farmer

    50%

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In 1880, African Agent and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Govea. The most common Govea occupation in the USA was African Agent. 50% of Govea's were African Agents.

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Govea Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1964 and 2004, Govea life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Govea in 1964 was 74, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Govea

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