Ya Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Yu, Yan, Yi, Ma, Ba, Ha, Na, Sa, Ye, Yao

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Ya Family Origin

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Ya Family Occupations

What did your Ya ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Laundryman was the top reported job for people in the CA named Ya.

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Laundryman
    100%

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

Ya Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Ya. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ya 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 Ya. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Ya. For the veterans among your Ya ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ya Life Expectancy

What is the average Ya lifespan?

Between 1998 and 2004, in the United States, Ya life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Ya in 1998 was 59, and 85 in 2004.

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