Alva Name Meaning

Portuguese: habitational name from a place so named (see Alba).

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

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Alva Family Origin

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Alva Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Carpenter

    13%
  • At Home

    7%

In 1880, the most common Alva occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Alva's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Alva family was At Home. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Alva.

Source: Census data for Alva | Data not to scale

Alva Historical Records

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Alva Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Alva life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Alva in 1944 was 24, and 64 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Alva

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