14-Day Free Trial GIVE ME ACCESS

Cave Family History

Cave Name Meaning
English (of Norman origin) and northern French: nickname for a bald man, from Anglo-Norman French cauf ‘bald’. Compare Chaffee. adm; pwh.English: habitational name from a place in East Yorkshire called Cave, apparently from a river name derived from Old English caf ‘swift’.French: metonymic occupational name for someone employed in or in charge of the wine cellars of a great house, from Old French cave ‘cave’, ‘cellar’ (Latin cavea, a derivative of cavus ‘hollow’).French, possibly also English: topographic name for someone who lived in or near a cave, from the same word as in 3 in an older sense.

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

846,461 Historical Documents with Cave on Ancestry.co.uk
165,824 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
10,938 Military Records
28,081 Immigration Records
108,088 Census and Voter Lists
533,530 Member Trees

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Name Distribution of Cave Families

  • Number of Cave families
     268 - 533
     90 - 267
     1 - 89
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Cave families
     9 - 16
     4 - 8
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Cave census records

You can see how Cave families moved over time by selecting different Census years.

Census records can tell you little-known facts about your ancestors such as birthplace, occupation and value of personal estate.

View all Cave census records >

Cave Family Origin

Click on a place to view Cave immigration records

The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.co.uk. You can find out where the majority of the Cave families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

View all Cave immigration records >

Cave Emigration Information (US)

from the New York Passenger Lists

Click on a circle in the chart to view Cave emigration records

You can find out when most of the Cave families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to emigration records dating from that era.

Emigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

View all Cave emigration records >

Cave Emigration Information (AU)

from the Australian Convict Transportation Registers 1787-1868

Click on a circle in the chart to view Cave emigration records

You can find out when most of the Cave families immigrated to Australia. You can focus your search to emigration records dating from that era.

Emigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

View all Cave emigration records >

Cave Family Occupations

from 1881 UK Census Data

Cave census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Cave ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

View all Cave census records >

Military Service by Cave

Did the Caves fight in a war? Military records can tell you a lot about your ancestors including birthplace, occupation and even physical descriptions.

Message Board about Cave 336 Threads, 36 Messages

Look up another family name
×
  • Visit our other sites:

© 2002-2014 Ancestry.com | Privacy | Cookies | New Terms and Conditions | Operated by Ancestry.com Europe S.à r.l.