Updated June 9, 2019

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  • Italian : habitational name from any of the Italian places called (La) Cava, from cava ‘hole, cellar’ with the definite article la, or a topographic name for someone who lived by, worked in, or owned a quarry, Italian cava, or perhaps a habitational name from a place named with this word.
  • Spanish, habitational name from either of the two places called La Cava in Attargona and Alicante provinces.