Hover Name Meaning

Dutch: from a dialect variant of haver ‘oats’, either an occupational name for someone who grew or sold oats, or a habitational name (van Haver), from any of several minor places named with this word. English: possibly a variant of Over, with the addition of an inorganic H-.

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


Similar surnames: Haver, Dover, Over, Homer, Hove, Hober, Rover, Honer, Hope, Cover

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Hover Family Origin

Where is the Hover family from?

SHOW MORE

Hover Family Occupations

What did your Hover ancestors do for a living?

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

SHOW MORE
  • Farmer

    50%
  • Going To School

    25%
  • Confectionery

    8%
  • Labourer

    8%

In 1881, the most common Hover occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Hover's were Farmers. Farmer, Going To School and Confectionery were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hover. A less common occupation for the Hover family was Labourer.

Source: Census data for Hover | Data not to scale

Hover Historical Records

What Hover family records will you find?

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

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Hover

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Hover Life Expectancy

What is the average Hover lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hover 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.

SHOW MORE

United States

Between 1951 and 2004, Hover life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Hover in 1951 was 41, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hover

Famous Hover Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)

Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Look up another name