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Cava Name Meaning

Italian, Catalan, Spanish, and Portuguese: from cava ‘cave’, ‘cellar’ (from Latin cavea), hence a metonymic occupational name for someone employed in the wine cellars of a great house, a topographic name for someone who lived in or near a cave, or a habitational name from any of numerous places named with this word.

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


Similar surnames: Cave, Casa, Nava, Fava, Cova, Cala, Sava, Carda, Canal, Kava

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Cava Family Origin

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Cava Family Occupations

What did your Cava ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer and Lager Beer Saloon were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Cava. The most common Cava occupation in the USA was Laborer. 50% of Cava's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    50%
  • Lager Beer Saloon

    50%

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Cava Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Cava. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cava census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Cava. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Cava. For the veterans among your Cava ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cava Life Expectancy

What is the average Cava lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Cava life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Cava in 1942 was 35, and 68 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cava 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.

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