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La Cava Name Meaning

Italian: habitational name from any of the Italian places called (La) Cava, from cava ‘hole, cellar’ with the definite article la, or a topographic name for someone who lived by, worked in, or owned a quarry, Italian cava, or perhaps a habitational name from a place named with this word. Spanish, habitational name from either of the two places called La Cava in Attargona and Alicante provinces.

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


Similar surnames: La Sala, La Civita, Cava, La Scala, La Rosa, Lalama, La Piana

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La Cava Family Occupations

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Between 1965 and 2001, in the United States, La Cava life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for La Cava in 1965 was 81, and 92 in 2001.

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