Navas Family History

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Navas Name Meaning

Asturian-Leonese and Spanish: plural form of Spanish and Asturian-Leonese Nava (see also Naves). In some cases possibly Catalan (Navàs): variant spelling of Navars, habitational name from a place so called in Barcelona province, from a regional name denoting someone from Navarre (see Navarra) In some cases possibly French: variant (old form) of Naves.

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

Similar surnames: Naves, Nava, Naas, Salas, Navar, Havas, Kaas, Maras, Karas, Laas

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Navas Family Origin

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Navas Family Occupations

What did your Navas ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Miner and Machinist were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Navas. A less common occupation for the Navas family was Out Of Employment. The most common Navas occupation in the USA was Miner. 50% of Navas's were Miners.

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  • Miner

  • Machinist

  • Out Of Employment


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Navas Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Navas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Navas 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Navas. 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 416 military records available for the last name Navas. For the veterans among your Navas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Navas Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Navas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Navas in 1952 was 50, and 73 in 2004.

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