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Adya Family History

Adya Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Arya, Ady, Sada, Rada, Ida, Adam, Apa, Oda, Ades, Araya

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Where is the Adya family from?

You can see how Adya families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Adya family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1871 and 1880. The most Adya families were found in USA in 1880. In 1871 there were 2 Adya families living in Ayrshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Adya's in Scotland. Ayrshire had the highest population of Adya families in 1871.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Adya surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Adya ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Adya ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

What Adya family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 43 census records available for the last name Adya. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Adya census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 9 immigration records available for the last name Adya. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 2 military records available for the last name Adya. For the veterans among your Adya ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Adya lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2001, in the United States, Adya life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Adya in 1967 was 36, and 42 in 2001.

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