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

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Nava Family Origin

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Nava Family Occupations

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  • Farm Laborer

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Barber

    10%
  • Confectioner

    10%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Nava family was Confectioner. The most common Nava occupation in the USA was Farm Laborer. 20% of Nava's were Farm Laborers. Farm Laborer, Laborer and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nava.

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Nava Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, Nava life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Nava in 1945 was 52, and 61 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nava

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