Eva Name Meaning

Spanish and Portuguese: from the female personal name Eva (see Eve).

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

Similar surnames: Eve, Ewy, Evan, Seda, Cea, Lema, Rega, Pera, Enz, Tena

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Eva Family Origin

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Eva Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Eva occupation in the USA was Miner. 35% of Eva's were Miners. Miner, Keeping House and Boarding House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Eva. A less common occupation for the Eva family was Brick Mason.

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  • Miner

  • Keeping House

  • Boarding House

  • Brick Mason


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Eva Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 26,000 census records available for the last name Eva. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eva 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Eva. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Eva. For the veterans among your Eva ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Eva Life Expectancy

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Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Eva life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Eva in 1950 was 47, and 67 in 2004.

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