Sava Name Meaning

Italian: habitational name from Sava in Taranto or the district so named in Baronissi, Salerno; the place name is probably from a pre-Latin element saba, sava ‘ditch’. Romanian: from the personal name Sava (see Savas). Compare Serbian Savich, Polish Sawa, Sawicki. Greek: see Savas.

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


Similar surnames: Sawa, Sada, Sama, Sala, Cava, Nava, Savas, Haga, Kava, Saba

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Sava Family Origin

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Sava Family Occupations

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  • Tailor

    100%

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In 1880, the most common Sava occupation in the USA was Tailor. 100% of Sava's were Tailors.

Source: Census data for Sava | Data not to scale

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Between 1963 and 2004, Sava life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Sava in 1963 was 80, and 89 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sava

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