Dada Family History

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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

Where is the Dada family from?

Dada Family Occupations

What did your Dada ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Cheese Box Maker


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Dada ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Dada Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Dada. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dada 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 636 immigration records available for the last name Dada. 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 333 military records available for the last name Dada. For the veterans among your Dada ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dada Life Expectancy

What is the average Dada lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dada

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dada 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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