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Povich Surname Meaning

Americanized form of Croatian and Serbian Pović: unexplained.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Novich, Sovich, Rosich, Sorich, Pavich, Zorich, Tomich, Perich

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Where is the Povich family from?

You can see how Povich families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Povich family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1891 and 1920. The most Povich families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 3 Povich families living in Worcestershire. This was about 60% of all the recorded Povich's in United Kingdom. Worcestershire had the highest population of Povich families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Povich surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Povich ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Povich. 38% of Povich men worked as a Laborer and 43% of Povich women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Povich were Farmer and Seamstress. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Miner
  • Truck Driver
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Waitress
  • Seamstress
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Census Records

There are 780 census records available for the last name Povich. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Povich 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 103 immigration records available for the last name Povich. 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 228 military records available for the last name Povich. For the veterans among your Povich ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Povich lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Povich life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Povich in 1946 was 49, and 86 in 2004.

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