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Cuevas Family History

Cuevas Name Meaning
Spanish: topographical name from cueva ‘cave’, plural cuevas, or a habitational name from any of numerous places named with this word, for example in the provinces of Burgos and Málaga.

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

314,289 Historical Documents with Cuevas on Ancestry.com
225,039 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,781 Military Records
10,222 Immigration Records
32,893 Census and Voter Lists
43,354 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Cuevas Families

  • Number of Cuevas families
     30 - 57
     11 - 29
     1 - 10
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Cuevas families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Cuevas last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Cuevas census records

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Cuevas Family Origin

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Cuevas Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Cuevas

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Cuevas Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Cuevas census records

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Cuevas Civil War Service Records

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