Sava Family History

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Sava Name Meaning

Italian: habitational name from Sava in Taranto or the district so named in Baronissi, Salerno; the place name is probably from a pre-Latin element saba, sava ‘ditch’. Romanian: from the personal name Sava (see Savas). Compare Serbian Savich, Polish Sawa, Sawicki. Greek: see Savas.

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

Similar surnames: Sawa, Sada, Sama, Sala, Cava, Nava, Savas, Haga, Kava, Saba

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Sava Family Origin

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Sava Family Occupations

What did your Sava ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Sava. 23% of Sava men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Sava women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sava were Clerk and Cook

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Baker
  • Labor
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
  • Waitress
  • Singer
  • Cook

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Sava Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Sava. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sava 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Sava. 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 Sava. For the veterans among your Sava ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sava Life Expectancy

What is the average Sava lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Sava life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Sava in 1963 was 80, and 89 in 2004.

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