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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Cova

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  • A submission from Tennessee, United States says the name Cova means "Cave of the faithful" and is of Spanish origin.
Other origins: Italian

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Notable Persons Named Cova

Cova da Iria is a saint.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Cova

Maurice Cova is a sports team member for the Trujillanos FC.


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Popularity of Cova as a last name

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Common last names for Cova

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Cova U.S.
  White 47.51% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 50.54% 16.26%

Of Last Name Cova

People with the last name Cova are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Cova

  • How Popular is the name Cova? Cova is the 35,444th most popular name of all time. As a last name Cova was the 46,219th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Cova have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 108 babies born with the first name Cova in the United States. That's more than enough people named Cova to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Cova? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1913 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Cova first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Cova is Monday, January 1st, 1877.
  • What year had the most people named Cova born? The highest recorded use of the first name Cova was in 1918 with a total of 12 babies.
  • Random Cova Factoid: According to the 1915 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Cova is not a popular baby girl's name in Kentucky. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Kentucky have the same name as you in 1915.
  • Weird things about the name Cova: Your name in reverse order is Avoc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Vaoc. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Cova? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 461 people with the last name Cova.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Cova? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Cova as their last name since less than 1 person in 625k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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