Naves Name Meaning

Portuguese: habitational name from a place named Naves, examples of which are found in Guarda and Castelo Branco. Asturian-Leonese and Galician: habitational name from any of the towns called Naves in Asturies and Galicia. French: habitational name from a place named Naves, notably in Allier and Corrèze, from the pre-Celtic word nava ‘plain’. Compare Nava.

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


Similar surnames: Nave, Navas, Neves, Sales, Nava, Vales, Tavel, Neaves, Haver, Havel

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Naves Family Origin

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Naves Family Occupations

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  • Factory Hand

    50%
  • Carriage Maker

    13%
  • Errand Boy

    13%
  • Labourer

    13%

In 1881, Factory Hand, Carriage Maker and Errand Boy were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Naves. A less common occupation for the Naves family was Labourer. The most common Naves occupation in Canada was Factory Hand. 50% of Naves's were Factory Hands.

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Between 1955 and 2004, Naves life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Naves in 1955 was 58, and 68 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Naves

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