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Ia Family History

Ia Name 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: Im, Ma, Ba, Ida, Ha, Na, Xia, Sa, In, Lia

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Where is the Ia family from?

You can see how Ia families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ia family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there was 1 Ia family living in Oklahoma. This was 100% of all the recorded Ia's in USA. Oklahoma had the highest population of Ia families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ia surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ia ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Ia. 100% of Ia 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
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Census Records

There are 50,000 census records available for the last name Ia. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ia 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 Ia. 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 104,000 military records available for the last name Ia. For the veterans among your Ia ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ia lifespan?

Between 1994 and 2001, in the United States, Ia life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Ia in 1994 was 71, and 87 in 2001.

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