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Afia Family History

Afia 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: Alia, Amin, Apa, Xia, Ali, Badia, Maria, Aki, Aziz, Asa

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Where is the Afia family from?

You can see how Afia families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Afia family name was found in the UK in 1891. In 1891 there were 4 Afia families living in London. This was 100% of all the recorded Afia's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Afia families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Afia surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Afia ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Afia. 100% of Afia women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%
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Census Records

There are 160 census records available for the last name Afia. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Afia 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 50 immigration records available for the last name Afia. 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 5 military records available for the last name Afia. For the veterans among your Afia ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Afia lifespan?

Average Afia life expectancy in 1995 was 63 years. This was lower than the general public life expectancy which was 73.

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