Hove Family History

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Hove Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: topographic name from the plural of hof ‘manor farm’, ‘court’, ‘garden’, or a habitational name from places named with this word, for example in the Belgian provinces of Antwerp and Hainault. Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads named Hove, from the dative singular of Old Norse hof ‘pagan temple’, ‘place of worship’.

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

Similar surnames: Hole, Hope, Howe, Hone, Hose, Love, Hoye, Hoe, Cove, Dove

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Hove Family Origin

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Hove Family Occupations

What did your Hove ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hove occupation in the USA was Farmer. 59% of Hove's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hove family was Brick Mason. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hove.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farming

  • Brick Mason


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

Hove Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Hove. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hove 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Hove. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Hove. For the veterans among your Hove ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hove Life Expectancy

What is the average Hove lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Hove life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Hove in 1957 was 53, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hove

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hove 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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