Niva Name Meaning

Finnish: topographic name from niva ‘small rapids’, ‘river shallows’, or ‘ford’. This name is found chiefly in northern Finland.

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


Similar surnames: Neva, Riva, Piva, Nida, Nova, Niwa, Kivi, Noia, Nava, Ida

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Niva Family Origin

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Niva Family Occupations

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  • Fishmonger

    100%

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In 1881, the most common Niva occupation in the UK was Fishmonger. 100% of Niva's were Fishmongers.

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Niva Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, Niva life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Niva in 1962 was 70, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Niva

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