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Da Family History

Da Name Meaning

Chinese:: Mandarin form of the surname 達 said to be derived from the personal name Shu Da (叔達) a talent during the reign of the legendary king Zhuanxu (traditional dates: 2514–2437 BC); or adopted as a Han surname by other minority ethnic groups. Mandarin form of the surname 笪 a surname originating in ancient Jianzhou (located in present-day Fujian province) and Jurong (located in Jiangsu province) or a surname from the Hui ethnic group.

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

Similar surnames: Ma, Day, Ba, Ida, Ha, Na, Du, Sa, Daw, Oda

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Where is the Da family from?

You can see how Da families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Da family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Da families were found in USA in 1920. In 1851 there was 1 Da family living in Perthshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Da's in Scotland. Perthshire had the highest population of Da families in 1851.
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What did your Da ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Da. 61% of Da 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
  • Domestic Servant
  • Paid Domestic Duties
  • Cook
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Census Records

There are 57,000 census records available for the last name Da. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Da 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 65,000 immigration records available for the last name Da. 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 94,000 military records available for the last name Da. For the veterans among your Da ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Da lifespan?

Between 1971 and 2003, in the United States, Da life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Da in 1971 was 83, and 57 in 2003.

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