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Dov Family History

Dov Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Don, Dove, Doe, Doi, Dow, Dom, Do, Doo, Son, Ko

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Where is the Dov family from?

You can see how Dov families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dov family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Dov families were found in USA in 1880. In 1851 there was 1 Dov family living in Ayrshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Dov's in Scotland. Ayrshire had the highest population of Dov families in 1851.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dov surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dov ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Dov. 100% of Dov women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%
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Census Records

There are 314 census records available for the last name Dov. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dov census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 71 immigration records available for the last name Dov. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 22 military records available for the last name Dov. For the veterans among your Dov ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dov lifespan?

Between 1975 and 1997, in the United States, Dov life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Dov in 1975 was 45, and 85 in 1997.

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