Cueva Family History

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Cueva Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from any of the many places named with cueva ‘cave’.

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

Similar surnames: Cuevas, Cava, Cova, Cueto, Cuba, Cura, Ceja, Cea, Cuervo, Cuenca

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Cueva Family Origin

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Cueva Family Occupations

What did your Cueva ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Cueva family was Wood Chopper. The most common Cueva occupation in the USA was Basket Maker. 25% of Cueva's were Basket Makers. Basket Maker, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cueva.

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  • Basket Maker

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Wood Chopper


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Cueva ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Cueva Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Cueva. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cueva census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Cueva. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 204 military records available for the last name Cueva. For the veterans among your Cueva ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cueva Life Expectancy

What is the average Cueva lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Cueva life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Cueva in 1946 was 45, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cueva

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cueva ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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