Cunha Name Meaning

Portuguese: habitational name from one of the numerous places called Cunha; the ancient form is Cuinha, probably meaning ‘kitchen’ (Latin culina).

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


Similar surnames: Dunham, Concha, Cuba, Cura, Luna, Canham, Kunda, Cueva, Cuenca, Cuva

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Cunha Family Origin

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Cunha Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Laborer

    29%
  • Barber

    14%
  • Mining

    14%

In 1880, the most common Cunha occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Cunha's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Cunha family was Mining. Farmer, Laborer and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cunha.

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Cunha Historical Records

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Cunha Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Cunha life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Cunha in 1953 was 56, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cunha

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