Hovan Family History

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Hovan Name Meaning

Irish: unexplained. Americanized spelling of Czech and Slovak Chovan, a variant of Chovanec (see Hovanec).

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


Similar surnames: Homan, Chovan, Shovan, Covan, Lovan, Hora, Olan, Coan, Hyman, Kovar

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Hovan Family Origin

Where is the Hovan family from?

Hovan Family Occupations

What did your Hovan ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer and Macht were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Hovan. A less common occupation for the Hovan family was Servant. The most common Hovan occupation in Canada was Farmer. 33% of Hovan's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Macht

    33%
  • Servant

    33%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Hovan ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Hovan Historical Records

What Hovan family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hovan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hovan census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 845 immigration records available for the last name Hovan. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 809 military records available for the last name Hovan. For the veterans among your Hovan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hovan Life Expectancy

What is the average Hovan lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Hovan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Hovan in 1960 was 42, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hovan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hovan 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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