Acquaviva Family History
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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