Attia Family History

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Attia Name Meaning

Arabic: variant of Atiyeh. Jewish (Sephardic): from Arabic ?a?tiyyah ‘gift’, ‘present’; most likely a calque of a Jewish personal name with a similar meaning in Hebrew (for example, Nathan, Jonathan, or Nathaniel).

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

Similar surnames: Attias, Mattia, Attig, Datta, Matta, Mathia, Mattis, Altig, Avitia

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Attia Family Origin

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Attia Family Occupations

What did your Attia ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Apprentice Engineer Shipbuildi and Staff Floor Walker General Stone were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Attia. 50% of Attia men worked as an Apprentice Engineer Shipbuildi and 50% of Attia women worked as a Staff Floor Walker General Stone. Some less common occupations for Americans named Attia were Student and Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Apprentice Engineer Shipbuildi
  • Student

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Staff Floor Walker General Stone
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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

Attia Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 276 census records available for the last name Attia. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Attia 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 418 immigration records available for the last name Attia. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 87 military records available for the last name Attia. For the veterans among your Attia ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Attia Life Expectancy

What is the average Attia lifespan?

Between 1972 and 2003, in the United States, Attia life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Attia in 1972 was 76, and 68 in 2003.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Attia ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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