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Cuva Family History

Cuva Name Meaning

Italian: habitational name from a place called Cuva, from Old Italian cuva ‘cupola’, ‘dome’.

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


Similar surnames: Cova, Cura, Cava, Cuda, Cueva, Sava, Cuba, Cora, Cola, Cota

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Where is the Cuva family from?

You can see how Cuva families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cuva family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 6 Cuva families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 32% of all the recorded Cuva's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Cuva families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Cuva surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Cuva ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Cuva. 50% of Cuva men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Cuva women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cuva were Salesman and New Worker.

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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%
  • Fruit Peddler
    17%
  • Barber
    12%
  • Salesman
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
    34%
  • Clerk
    34%
  • New Worker
    34%
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What Cuva family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 512 census records available for the last name Cuva. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cuva 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 271 immigration records available for the last name Cuva. 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 224 military records available for the last name Cuva. For the veterans among your Cuva ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cuva lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Cuva life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Cuva in 1961 was 55, and 85 in 2004.

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