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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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Where is the Cueva family from?

You can see how Cueva families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cueva family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Cueva families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 4 Cueva families living in California. This was about 67% of all the recorded Cueva's in the USA. California had the highest population of Cueva families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Cueva surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Cueva ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Cueva. 50% of Cueva men worked as a Laborer.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    50%
  • Gardener
    50%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    100%
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What Cueva family records will you find?

Census Records

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 Lists

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 Cards

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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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.

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