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Novoa Name Meaning

Galician (Nóvoa): habitational name from the former juridical district Terra de Nóvoa in Ourense province Galicia (Spain). Compare Noboa .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Noboa, Novo, Nova, Cova, Nola, Noia, Novara, Noto, Navia, Noya

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Where is the Novoa family from?

You can see how Novoa families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Novoa family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1891 and 1920. The most Novoa families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there was 1 Novoa family living in Arizona. This was about 7% of all the recorded Novoa's in USA. Arizona and 8 other states had the highest population of Novoa families in 1920.
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What did your Novoa ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Jornalero and Lavandera were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Novoa. 28% of Novoa men worked as a Jornalero and 100% of Novoa women worked as a Lavandera. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Jornalero
  • Labrador
  • Jornalero
  • Cook

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Lavandera
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Novoa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Novoa census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Novoa. 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 Cards

There are 168 military records available for the last name Novoa. For the veterans among your Novoa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Novoa lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Novoa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Novoa in 1942 was 37, and 67 in 2004.

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