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

Noia Family History

Noia Surname Meaning

Italian: habitational name from either of two places Noicattaro in Bari province and Noepoli in Potenza province both named Noja until the end of 19th century. Compare De Noia . Galician and Catalan: variant of Noya . This surname is very rare in Spain.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Noya, Nova, Cota, Nora, Nola, Noa, Nord, Noah, Hora, Bois

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 Noia family from?

You can see how Noia families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Noia family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Noia families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 6 Noia families living in Quebec. This was 100% of all the recorded Noia's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Noia families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Noia surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Noia ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Noia. 20% of Noia men worked as a Laborer and 45% of Noia women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Noia were Megth Clerk and Clerk. .

View Census Data for Noia | Data not to scale

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

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Truck Driver
  • Megth Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Dressmaker
  • Clerk
Black & white image of two construction labourers

What Noia family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Noia. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Noia census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search Canadian census records for Noia

Passenger Lists

There are 593 immigration records available for the last name Noia. 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.

View all Noia immigration records

Draft Cards

There are 429 military records available for the last name Noia. For the veterans among your Noia ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Noia military records

You've only scratched the surface of Noia family history

Discover More

What is the average Noia lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Noia life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Noia in 1960 was 66, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Noia

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Noia family tree

Explore Your Tree

Browse profiles of historical people with the Noia last name

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