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Noya Name Meaning

Galician: Castilianized form of a habitational name from the town of Noia (in Castilian: Noya) in Galicia (Spain). Compare Noia . Catalan: topographic name for someone living by the Anoia river in Catalonia. Compare Noia . Japanese: written 野矢 ‘field’ and ‘arrow’. It is not common in Japan.

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

Similar surnames: Goya, Moya, Noia, Nora, Noda, Noy, Nova, Oda, Goy, Niwa

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Where is the Noya family from?

You can see how Noya families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Noya family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Noya families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 2 Noya families living in British Columbia. This was about 67% of all the recorded Noya's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Noya families in 1911.
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What did your Noya ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Cashier In Store were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Noya. 45% of Noya men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Noya women worked as a Cashier In Store. .

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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 Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Fisherman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Cashier In Store
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Noya. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Noya 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Noya. 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 111 military records available for the last name Noya. For the veterans among your Noya ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Noya lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2003, in the United States, Noya life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Noya in 1951 was 47, and 93 in 2003.

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