Leiva Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name a place called Leiva, chiefly the one in La Rioja province and to a lesser extent the one in Murcia.

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


Similar surnames: Oliva, Lira, Lerma, Veiga, Lema, Leyva, Lessa, Neva, Leva, Leija

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Leiva Family Origin

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Leiva Family Occupations

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In 1880, Laborer, Stock Raiser and Cigar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leiva. The most common Leiva occupation in the USA was Laborer. 31% of Leiva's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Leiva family was Day Laborer.

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  • Laborer

    31%
  • Stock Raiser

    13%
  • Cigar Maker

    6%
  • Day Laborer

    6%

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Leiva Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Leiva ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Leiva Life Expectancy

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Between 1948 and 2004, Leiva life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Leiva in 1948 was 32, and 65 in 2004.

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