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Bova Name Meaning

Italian (southern Calabria): habitational name from a place in Calabria called Bova.

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


Similar surnames: Nova, Cova, Bodi, Bona, Bove, Sava, Govan, Cola, Cora, Broda

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Bova Family Origin

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Bova Family Occupations

What did your Bova ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bova occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Bova's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bova family was Farming. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bova.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Farm Laborer

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Farming

    8%

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Bova Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Bova Life Expectancy

What is the average Bova lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Bova life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Bova in 1944 was 24, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bova

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bova 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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