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Ha Surname Meaning

Chinese: Cantonese form of the surname 夏 meaning ‘summer’; see Xia . Chinese: variant Romanization of the surnames 何 and 賀 see He 1 and Chinese: Mandarin form of the surname 哈; originally a surname of the Hui people a Muslim ethnic group in China also traced back to other minority ethnic groups in northern and northwestern China such as Mongolians. Korean: written 하 in Chinese characters 河 meaning ‘river’ and 夏 meaning ‘summer’. There are two Ha clans in Korea each designated by a different Chinese character. (i) The founding ancestor of the larger Ha clan (Chinese character 河) was Ha Kong-jin (河 拱辰) an official of the Koryŏ period who settled in the Chinju area of Kyŏngsang South province in the 11th century. (ii) The founding ancestor of the smaller Ha clan (Chinese character 夏) was Ha Hŭm (夏欽) who settled in Talsŏng County near Taegu in Kyŏngsang North province after migrating from Song China some time in the early part of the 12th century. Compare Har Vietnamese (): from the Chinese surname 何 see He Vietnamese (Hạ): from the Chinese surnames 賀 (see He ) or 夏 (see Xia ).

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


Similar surnames: Han, Ham, Ma, Na, He, Ho, Cha, Hua, Sa, Ba

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You can see how Ha families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ha family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Ha families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 4 Ha families living in Nottinghamshire. This was about 67% of all the recorded Ha's in United Kingdom. Nottinghamshire had the highest population of Ha families in 1891.
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What did your Ha ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Ha. 53% of Ha 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
    53%
  • Domestic Servant
    9%
  • Domestic Service
    6%
  • Private Means
    5%
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Passenger Lists

There are 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Ha. 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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There are 47,000 military records available for the last name Ha. For the veterans among your Ha ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ha lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Ha life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Ha in 1965 was 86, and 73 in 2004.

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