Badia Family History

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Badia Name Meaning

Spanish, Catalan, and Italian: habitational name from any of numerous places called Badia or Abbadia, or a topographic name for someone living near an abbey, Spanish abadía, Catalan abadia, and Italian badia (from Latin abbatia). In some cases the surname may have arisen as a metonymic occupational name for someone who worked in an abbey or who looked after one.

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

Similar surnames: Rada, Basa, Badie, Bain, Madia, Baria, Barba, Maia, Padua, Bodin

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Badia Family Origin

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Badia Family Occupations

What did your Badia ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Loader and Canner were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Badia. 20% of Badia men worked as a Loader and 13% of Badia women worked as a Canner. Some less common occupations for Americans named Badia were Actor and Nurse

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Loader
  • Laborer
  • Miner
  • Actor

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Canner
  • Clerical
  • New Worker
  • Nurse

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

Badia Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Badia. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Badia 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 Badia. 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 214 military records available for the last name Badia. For the veterans among your Badia ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Badia Life Expectancy

What is the average Badia lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Badia life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Badia in 1953 was 38, and 83 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Badia 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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