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Badia Name Meaning

Spanish Catalan and Italian: habitational name from any of numerous places called Badia or Abbadia or a topographic name for someone living near an abbey Spanish abadía Catalan abadia and Italian badia (from Latin abbatia). In some cases the surname may have arisen as a metonymic occupational name for someone who worked in an abbey or who looked after one.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Rada, Basa, Badie, Bain, Madia, Baria, Barba, Maia, Padua, Bodin

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Where is the Badia family from?

You can see how Badia families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Badia family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Badia families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 8 Badia families living in London. This was about 80% of all the recorded Badia's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Badia families in 1891.
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What did your Badia ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Badia. 43% of Badia men worked as a Laborer. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Loader
  • Miner
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Badia. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Badia 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Badia. 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 214 military records available for the last name Badia. For the veterans among your Badia ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Badia lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Badia life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Badia in 1953 was 38, and 83 in 2004.

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