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Da Gama Family History

Da Gama 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: La Sala, Salama, La Cava, Nagata, Kagawa, Dallam, D'agata, Aoyama

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Census Records

There are 35 census records available for the last name Da Gama. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Da Gama census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 293 immigration records available for the last name Da Gama. 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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There are 82 military records available for the last name Da Gama. For the veterans among your Da Gama ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Da Gama lifespan?

Between 1991 and 1996, in the United States, Da Gama life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Da Gama in 1991 was 83, and 50 in 1996.

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