Cova Name Meaning

Catalan and Galician: topographic name from Catalan and Galician cova ‘cave’, or a habitational name from a place named with this word, in the provinces of Lugo, Ourense, Pontevedra, Catalonia and Valencia. Compare Cueva.

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


Similar surnames: Cava, Cota, Cove, Nova, Cora, Coca, Bova, Sava, Cuva, Coval

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Cova Family Origin

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Cova Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    33%
  • Ware House Clerk

    33%
  • Works On Farm

    33%

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In 1880, Carpenter and Ware House Clerk were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Cova. The most common Cova occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 33% of Cova's were Carpenters. A less common occupation for the Cova family was Works On Farm.

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Cova Historical Records

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Cova Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1947 and 2004, Cova life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Cova in 1947 was 51, and 52 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cova

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