Handa Name Meaning

Indian (Panjab): Hindu (Khatri) and Sikh name, probably from Panjabi h??n?da ‘cooking pot’. It is based on the name of a Khatri clan. Japanese: ‘half of a rice paddy’. The name originated in Yamato and Kawachi (now Nara and Osaka prefectures), and is found mostly in the Tokyo and Osaka areas, and the island of Okinawa.

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


Similar surnames: Kanda, Nanda, Manda, Hada, Sanda, Banda, Haga, Hanna, Landa, Hand

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Handa Family Origin

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Handa Family Occupations

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  • Brickmolder

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Grocer

    20%
  • Iron Mill

    20%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Handa family was Iron Mill. The most common Handa occupation in the USA was Brickmolder. 20% of Handa's were Brickmolders. Brickmolder, Farmer and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Handa.

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Handa Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1958 and 2004, Handa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Handa in 1958 was 44, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Handa

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