Cuevas Family History

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Cuevas Name Meaning

Spanish: topographical name from cueva ‘cave’, plural cuevas, or a habitational name from any of numerous places named with this word, for example in the provinces of Burgos and Málaga.

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


Similar surnames: Cueva, Cubas, Cuesta, Ruedas, Duenas, Cleve, Ruelas, Cuellar, Lucas

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Cuevas Family Origin

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Cuevas Family Occupations

What did your Cuevas ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Cuevas. 35% of Cuevas men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Cuevas women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cuevas were Farmer and Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    35%
  • Labor
    10%
  • Labrador
    10%
  • Farmer
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Seamstress
    10%
  • Helper
    10%
  • Despalilladora
    8%
  • Laborer
    8%

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

Cuevas Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 33,000 census records available for the last name Cuevas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cuevas 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 13,000 immigration records available for the last name Cuevas. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Cuevas. For the veterans among your Cuevas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cuevas Life Expectancy

What is the average Cuevas lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Cuevas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1940. The average life expectancy for Cuevas in 1940 was 100, and 65 in 2004.

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