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Handa Name Meaning

Indian (Panjab): Hindu (Khatri) and Sikh name, probably from Panjabi h??n?da ‘cooking pot’. It is based on the name of a Khatri clan. Japanese: ‘half of a rice paddy’. The name originated in Yamato and Kawachi (now Nara and Osaka prefectures), and is found mostly in the Tokyo and Osaka areas, and the island of Okinawa.

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


Similar surnames: Kanda, Nanda, Manda, Hada, Sanda, Banda, Haga, Hanna, Landa, Hand

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Handa Family Origin

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Handa Family Occupations

What did your Handa ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Handa family was Iron Mill. The most common Handa occupation in the USA was Brickmolder. 20% of Handa's were Brickmolders. Brickmolder, Farmer and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Handa.

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  • Brickmolder

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Grocer

    20%
  • Iron Mill

    20%

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Handa Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Handa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Handa 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Handa. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Handa. For the veterans among your Handa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Handa Life Expectancy

What is the average Handa lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Handa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Handa in 1958 was 44, and 80 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Handa 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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