Sa Name Meaning

Portuguese (Sá): variant spelling of Saa, a habitational name from any of the numerous places named Saa, mainly in northern Portugal and Galicia. Korean: there are three Chinese characters associated with this surname. Two of these are extremely rare and are not treated here. The remaining Sa surname is also quite unusual. There are two distinct clans, one of Kyongsang South Province’s Koch’ang County and the other originating with a refugee from Ming China who came to Korea near the end of the Koryo period (ad 918–1392).

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

Similar surnames: So, Ma, Ha, Na, Sia, Ba, Su, Sha, Sas, Si

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Sa Family Origin

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Sa Family Occupations

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In 1921, Laborer and Religieuse were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Sa. 84% of Sa women worked as a Religieuse

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Religieuse
  • Inspector

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

Sa Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

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Sa Life Expectancy

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Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Sa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Sa in 1966 was 71, and 76 in 2004.

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