Ia 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: Ma, Ba, Ha, Na, Sa, La, Ra, Ta, Ji, Lu

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Ia Family Origin

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Ia Family Occupations

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

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Ia Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ia. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ia 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Ia. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Ia. For the veterans among your Ia ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ia Life Expectancy

What is the average Ia lifespan?

Between 1994 and 2001, in the United States, Ia life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Ia in 1994 was 71, and 87 in 2001.

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