Amaya Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name, from the name of a mountain and an ancient city in the province of Burgos, probably derived from Basque amai ‘end’ + the article suffix -a. Japanese: usually written with characters meaning ‘heavenly valley’. It is pronounced Amaya or Amagai in eastern Japan and Amatani in western Japan.

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


Similar surnames: Araya, Anaya, Maya, Arata, Kamiya, Arana, Amari, Amaral, Maza, Amano

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Amaya Family Origin

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Amaya Family Occupations

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  • Farm Laborer

    11%
  • Farmer

    11%
  • Keep. House

    11%
  • Keeps House

    11%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Amaya family was Keeps House. The most common Amaya occupation in the USA was Farm Laborer. 11% of Amaya's were Farm Laborers. Farm Laborer, Farmer and Keep. House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Amaya.

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Amaya Historical Records

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Amaya Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Amaya life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Amaya in 1944 was 40, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Amaya

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