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Piva Name Meaning

Northern Italian: occupational name for a piper, from piva ‘bagpipes’ or ‘player of bagpipes’.

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


Similar surnames: Riva, Niva, Pia, Pisa, Pica, Pipe, Pera, Vida, Paiva, Piana

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Piva Family Origin

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Piva Family Occupations

What did your Piva ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Piva occupation in the USA was Mining. 100% of Piva's were Minings.

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  • Mining

    100%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Piva ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Piva Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Piva. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Piva census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Piva. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Piva. For the veterans among your Piva ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Piva Life Expectancy

What is the average Piva lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2003, in the United States, Piva life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Piva in 1950 was 49, and 79 in 2003.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Piva ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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