Stava Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from a farmstead in Rogaland, named with Old Norse stafr ‘staff’, ‘pole’, denoting a natural formation such as a steep mountain peak.

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


Similar surnames: Stave, Sava, Stai, Stoa, Stain, Start, Stade, Strada, Nava, Staal

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Stava Family Origin

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Stava Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    78%
  • Makes Stoves

    11%
  • Works In Freight House

    11%

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In 1880, Farmer and Makes Stoves were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Stava. A less common occupation for the Stava family was Works In Freight House. The most common Stava occupation in the USA was Farmer. 78% of Stava's were Farmers.

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Stava Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, Stava life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Stava in 1958 was 47, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stava

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