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Governor Name Meaning

American English: occupational name for a member of the household of a governor.

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


Similar surnames: Overton, Gerner, Grosvenor, Goehner, Governale, Vernon, Lovern

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Governor Family Origin

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Governor Family Occupations

What did your Governor ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Governor occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Governor's were Farmers. Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Governor. A less common occupation for the Governor family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Farm Laborer

    25%
  • Farming

    25%

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Governor Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Governor ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Governor Life Expectancy

What is the average Governor lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, Governor life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Governor in 1947 was 44, and 70 in 2004.

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United States

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Governor 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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