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Shover Name Meaning

Americanized form of Dutch de Schouwer, an occupational name from schouwer ‘inspector (of weights and measures)’.

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


Similar surnames: Shaver, Slover, Hover, Haver, Snover, Soler, Kover, Showen, Siever

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Shover Family Origin

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Shover Family Occupations

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  • Servant

    38%
  • Going To School

    25%
  • Farm Labourer

    13%
  • Farmer, Going To School

    13%

In 1881, Servant, Going To School and Farm Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shover. A less common occupation for the Shover family was Farmer, Going To School. The most common Shover occupation in Canada was Servant. 38% of Shover's were Servants.

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Shover Historical Records

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Shover Life Expectancy

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