Neva Name Meaning

Finnish: topographic name from neva ‘marsh’ (in Karelian ‘waterway’), or habitational name from a farm named with this word.

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


Similar surnames: Nava, Nova, Niva, Neve, Sava, Vega, Tena, Cueva, Seda, Sevy

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Neva Family Origin

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Neva Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    33%
  • Laborer

    33%
  • Brewer

    17%
  • Farming

    17%

In 1880, the most common Neva occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 33% of Neva's were Carpenters. Carpenter, Laborer and Brewer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Neva. A less common occupation for the Neva family was Farming.

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Neva Historical Records

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Neva Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1960 and 2004, Neva life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Neva in 1960 was 55, and 66 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Neva

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