Dada Name Meaning

Muslim: from a personal name based on the Persian dada ‘given’ (i.e. ‘gift of God’). Indian (Maharashtra): Hindu and Muslim name meaning ‘elder brother’ in Marathi, also used as an honorific term of address.

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


Similar surnames: Dara, Sada, Hada, Kara, Lada, Dana, Rada, Kade, Dora, Lala

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Dada Family Origin

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Dada Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Farm Laborer

    13%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Cheese Box Maker

    7%

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In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dada. The most common Dada occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Dada's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Dada family was Cheese Box Maker.

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Dada Historical Records

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Dada Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Dada life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Dada in 1962 was 74, and 90 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dada

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