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Mya Family History

Mya 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: Ma, Moya, Maya, Miya, Yu, Yan, May, Yi, Rye, Hua

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Where is the Mya family from?

You can see how Mya families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mya family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Mya families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 2 Mya families living in London. This was 100% of all the recorded Mya's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Mya families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mya surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mya ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Mya ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

What Mya family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 192 census records available for the last name Mya. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mya 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 148 immigration records available for the last name Mya. 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 43 military records available for the last name Mya. For the veterans among your Mya ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mya lifespan?

Between 1980 and 1995, in the United States, Mya life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Mya in 1980 was 53, and 82 in 1995.

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