Caya Family History

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Caya Name Meaning

Southern French: of uncertain origin; perhaps a nickname from caia (variant of Occitan calha, French caille, Latin quacula) ‘quail’ or from regional French caya ‘sow’. possibly also Asturian-Leonese: habitational name from the place called (La) Caya in Asturies.

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

Similar surnames: Caye, Cala, Cayo, Cain, Caza, Raya, Maya, Cava, Calo, Cail

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Caya Family Origin

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Caya Family Occupations

What did your Caya ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Cultivateur and Aide Son Pre were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Caya. 19% of Caya men worked as a Cultivateur and 15% of Caya women worked as an Aide Son Pre. Some less common occupations for Americans named Caya were Cult and Journalier

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Cultivateur
  • Fils Cultivateur
  • Journalier
  • Cult

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Aide Son Pre
  • Commis
  • Inst
  • Journalier

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Caya Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Caya. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Caya census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 418 immigration records available for the last name Caya. 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 Card

There are 598 military records available for the last name Caya. For the veterans among your Caya ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Caya Life Expectancy

What is the average Caya lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Caya life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Caya in 1961 was 73, and 75 in 2004.

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