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Acquaviva Name Meaning

Italian: literally ‘living water’, i.e. ‘running water’, ‘spring’; a habitational name from any of various minor places in central and southern Italy so named on account of their springs of fresh water, as for example Acquaviva Platani in Sicily (until 1862, known simply as Acquaviva).

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


Similar surnames: Gravina, Aquila, Casanova, Pavia, Cutaia, Cueva, Sequeira, Caliva

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Acquaviva Life Expectancy

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Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Acquaviva life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Acquaviva in 1946 was 55, and 65 in 2004.

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