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Stava Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from a farmstead in Rogaland, named with Old Norse stafr ‘staff’, ‘pole’, denoting a natural formation such as a steep mountain peak.

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


Similar surnames: Stave, Sava, Stai, Stoa, Stain, Start, Stade, Strada, Nava, Staal

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Stava Family Origin

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Stava Family Occupations

What did your Stava ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Makes Stoves were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Stava. A less common occupation for the Stava family was Works In Freight House. The most common Stava occupation in the USA was Farmer. 78% of Stava's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    78%
  • Makes Stoves

    11%
  • Works In Freight House

    11%

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

Stava Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Stava. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stava 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 Stava. 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 Stava. For the veterans among your Stava ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Stava Life Expectancy

What is the average Stava lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Stava life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Stava in 1958 was 47, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stava

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stava 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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