Cava Family History
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 called with this word. Compare La Cava .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press