Chia Family History

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Chia Name Meaning

Chinese : see Jia. American Indian (Choctaw and other): unexplained. Spanish (Chía): generally a habitational name from Chía in Uesca province, but in some cases possibly a nickname from chía, denoting a kind of cape.

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

Similar surnames: Cha, Chim, Chica, Chua, Chino, China, Chain, Chiba, Chi, Sia

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Chia Family Origin

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Chia Family Occupations

What did your Chia ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Laborer and Fisher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Chia. 43% of Chia men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Chia women worked as a Fisher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Chia were Servant and Income

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Laborer
  • Cook
  • Scholar
  • Servant

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Fisher
  • Income

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

Chia Historical Records

What Chia family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Chia. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Chia 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Chia. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Chia. For the veterans among your Chia ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Chia Life Expectancy

What is the average Chia lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Chia life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Chia in 1956 was 37, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Chia

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Chia ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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