Dias Name Meaning

Portuguese: patronymic from the medieval personal name Didacus (genitive Didaci). Compare Diego. This name is also common in the former Portuguese colony of Goa and elsewhere on the west coast of India, having been taken there by Portuguese settlers.

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


Similar surnames: Diaz, Lias, Dial, Dimas, Dies, Sias, Diss, Bas, Deas, Dia

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Dias Family Origin

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Dias Family Occupations

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  • Assists Chemist

    8%
  • Dividends In Consols

    8%
  • Dock Porter

    8%
  • Foreman In Wool Whse

    8%

In 1881, the most common Dias occupation in the UK was Assists Chemist. 8% of Dias's were Assists Chemists. A less common occupation for the Dias family was Foreman In Wool Whse. Assists Chemist, Dividends In Consols and Dock Porter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dias.

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Dias Historical Records

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Dias Life Expectancy

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Between 1943 and 2004, Dias life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Dias in 1943 was 37, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dias

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