Cava Name Meaning

Italian, Catalan, Spanish, and Portuguese: from cava ‘cave’, ‘cellar’ (from Latin cavea), hence a metonymic occupational name for someone employed in the wine cellars of a great house, a topographic name for someone who lived in or near a cave, or a habitational name from any of numerous places named with this word.

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


Similar surnames: Cave, Casa, Nava, Fava, Cova, Cala, Sava, Carda, Canal, Kava

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Cava Family Origin

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Cava Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    50%
  • Lager Beer Saloon

    50%

In 1880, Laborer and Lager Beer Saloon were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Cava. The most common Cava occupation in the USA was Laborer. 50% of Cava's were Laborers.

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Cava Life Expectancy

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Between 1942 and 2004, Cava life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Cava in 1942 was 35, and 68 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cava

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