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Bawa Name Meaning

Indian (Panjab): Sikh name based on the name of a Jat clan. It is also a title given to the male descendants of the first three Sikh gurus.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Bajwa, Bala, Tara, Batta, Dada, Baca, Bara, Baka, Basa, Baba

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Where is the Bawa family from?

You can see how Bawa families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bawa family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Bawa families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 4 Bawa families living in Manitoba. This was 100% of all the recorded Bawa's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Bawa families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bawa surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bawa ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Waitress was the top reported job for people in the US named Bawa. .

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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 Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
    100%
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Census Records

There are 285 census records available for the last name Bawa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bawa 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 949 immigration records available for the last name Bawa. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 394 military records available for the last name Bawa. For the veterans among your Bawa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bawa lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Bawa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Bawa in 1964 was 43, and 70 in 2004.

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