History of your Surname
Get access to Ziya family records.Start a 14-Day Free Trial

Ziya Family History

Ziya 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: Zima, Zika, Zia, Miya, Zisa, Zink, Ida, Xia, Vila, Mira

Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.

Hint: Try searching for a relative alive in 1940.

Black & white image of a young woman scientist

Where is the Ziya family from?

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

What did your Ziya ancestors do for a living?

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

What Ziya family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 58 census records available for the last name Ziya. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ziya census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search Australian census records for Ziya

Passenger Lists

There are 13 immigration records available for the last name Ziya. 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.

View all Ziya immigration records

Draft Cards

There are 2 military records available for the last name Ziya. For the veterans among your Ziya ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Ziya military records

You've only scratched the surface of Ziya family history

Discover More

What is the average Ziya lifespan?

Between 1969 and 2001, in the United States, Ziya life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Ziya in 1969 was 69, and 85 in 2001.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ziya

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Ziya family tree

Explore Your Tree

Browse profiles of historical people with the Ziya last name

Search for another surname
Enter last name/surname
Start a 14-Day Free Trial