Nova Family History
Nova Name Meaning
Asturian-Leonese and Spanish: habitational name from any of several places called Nova literally ‘new’ in Albacete and Asturias. Galician: habitational name from a place called Vila Nova literally ‘new settlement’. Italian (Lombardy): habitational name from any of several places so called named with nova ‘new’ notably Nova Milanese in Milan province. Compare De Nova . Czech (Nová): feminine form (denoting ‘the daughter or wife of’) of Nový (see Novy ).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022