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Navia Name Meaning

Galician and Asturian-Leonese: habitational name from either of two places called Navia in Galicia and Asturias.

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


Similar surnames: Nava, Tapia, Naves, Hevia, Pavia, Maia, Navas, Sava, Novik, Avina

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Where is the Navia family from?

You can see how Navia families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Navia family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Navia families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1880 there were 2 Navia families living in Georgia. This was about 67% of all the recorded Navia's in USA. Georgia had the highest population of Navia families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Navia surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Navia ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Navia. 100% of Navia men worked as a Farmer. .

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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

  • Farmer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 445 census records available for the last name Navia. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Navia 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 739 immigration records available for the last name Navia. 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 24 military records available for the last name Navia. For the veterans among your Navia ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Navia lifespan?

Between 1975 and 2003, in the United States, Navia life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Navia in 1975 was 76, and 88 in 2003.

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