Iha Name Meaning

Japanese: written phonetically with characters meaning ‘that’ and ‘waves’, this name is habitational, from a place of this name in Okinawa.

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

Similar surnames: Ida, Isa, Ihm, Iwai, Imai, Niwa, Isham, Ahr, Shan, Bea

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Iha Family Origin

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Iha Family Occupations

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In 1940, Laborer and Helper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Iha. 25% of Iha men worked as a Laborer and 16% of Iha women worked as a Helper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Iha were Barber and Bookkeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Attendant
  • Barber

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Helper
  • Maid
  • Nurse
  • Bookkeeper

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Iha Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Iha. For the veterans among your Iha ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Iha Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Iha life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Iha in 1963 was 76, and 79 in 2004.

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