Cova Family History

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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

Where is the Cova family from?

Cova Family Occupations

What did your Cova ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Carpenter

  • Ware House Clerk

  • Works On Farm


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

Cova Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Cova. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cova 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 Cova. 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 166 military records available for the last name Cova. For the veterans among your Cova ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cova Life Expectancy

What is the average Cova lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cova

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cova 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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