Gover Name Meaning

English: most probably, as Reaney proposes, a variant of Gofair, a nickname from Middle English go(n) ‘to go’ (Old English gan) + fair ‘lovely’, ‘quiet(ly)’ (see Fair).

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


Similar surnames: Rover, Gomer, Over, Gower, Glover, Cover, Lover, Comer, Govier

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Gover Family Origin

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Gover Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    55%
  • Attends School

    27%
  • Farmers Son

    9%
  • Mail Driver

    9%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Gover family was Mail Driver. Farmer, Attends School and Farmers Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gover. The most common Gover occupation in Canada was Farmer. 55% of Gover's were Farmers.

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Gover Life Expectancy

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Between 1941 and 2004, Gover life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Gover in 1941 was 32, and 66 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gover

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