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Nava Family History

Nava Name Meaning
Spanish, Catalan, and Asturian-Leonese: habitational name from any of numerous places named Nava, from nava ‘treeless plateau’, a word of pre-Roman origin, most probably from Basque naba ‘plain next to mountains’. The name is also borne by Sephardic Jews.

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

342,157 Historical Documents with Nava on Ancestry.ca
297,829 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,195 Military Records
7,122 Immigration Records
21,844 Census and Voter Lists
13,167 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Nava Families

  • Number of Nava families
     6 - 9
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Nava last name
    from the 1851 Canada Census Data

Nava census records

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Nava Family Origin

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Nava Immigration Information (CA)

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Nava Family Occupations

from 1881 CA Census Data

Nava census records

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Military Service by Nava

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