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Nia Family History

Nia 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: Na, Xia, Niu, Ni, Niwa, Nix, Lia, Via, Nie, Zia

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Where is the Nia family from?

You can see how Nia families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Nia family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Nia families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 4 Nia families living in Texas. This was about 44% of all the recorded Nia's in USA. Texas and 1 other state had the highest population of Nia families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Nia surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Nia ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Nia. 100% of Nia men worked as a Farmer. .

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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

  • Farmer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 758 census records available for the last name Nia. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nia 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 189 immigration records available for the last name Nia. 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 51 military records available for the last name Nia. For the veterans among your Nia ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Nia lifespan?

Between 1972 and 1999, in the United States, Nia life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Nia in 1972 was 83, and 87 in 1999.

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