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Govern Name Meaning

Irish or Scottish: reduced form of McGovern.

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


Similar surnames: Mcgovern, Davern, Given, Gowen, Govan, Severn, Goers, Gowers, Gove

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Govern Family Origin

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Govern Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Laborer

    19%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Brickmason

    4%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Govern family was Brickmason. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Govern. The most common Govern occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Govern's were Farmers.

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Govern Historical Records

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Govern Life Expectancy

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Famous Govern Family

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
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