Bova Name Meaning

Italian (southern Calabria): habitational name from a place in Calabria called Bova.

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


Similar surnames: Nova, Cova, Bodi, Bona, Bove, Sava, Govan, Cola, Cora, Broda

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Bova Family Origin

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Bova Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Farm Laborer

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Farming

    8%

In 1880, the most common Bova occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Bova's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bova family was Farming. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bova.

Source: Census data for Bova | Data not to scale

Bova Historical Records

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Bova Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Bova life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Bova in 1944 was 24, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bova

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