Nova Name Meaning

Asturian-Leonese and Spanish: habitational name from any of the towns called Nova in Albacete or Asturies. Galician: literally ‘new’, probably a habitational name from a place named Vila Nova. Italian: unexplained.

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

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Nova Family Origin

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Nova Family Occupations

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  • Collector

    20%
  • Dealer In Notions

    20%
  • Keeping House

    20%
  • Keeps A Club House

    20%

In 1880, the most common Nova occupation in the USA was Collector. 20% of Nova's were Collectors. A less common occupation for the Nova family was Keeps A Club House. Collector, Dealer In Notions and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nova.

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Nova Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2003, Nova life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Nova in 1942 was 35, and 70 in 2003.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nova

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