Fava Family History

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Fava Name Meaning

Italian, Catalan, and Portuguese: from fava ‘broad bean’, applied as a metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of broad beans, a nickname for a bean eater, or a topographic name for someone living in an area characterized by the cultivation of this plant.

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

Similar surnames: Cava, Kava, Fara, Basa, Raba, Fama, Faia, Nava, Fata, Maza

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Fava Family Origin

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Fava Family Occupations

What did your Fava ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Fava occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Fava's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer


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Fava Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Fava. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fava 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Fava. 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 Fava. For the veterans among your Fava ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fava Life Expectancy

What is the average Fava lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Fava life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Fava in 1946 was 49, and 76 in 2004.

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