Ja 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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Ja Family Origin

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Ja Family Occupations

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

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  • Doctor

    50%
  • Store Keeper

    50%

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In 1880, the most common Ja occupation in the USA was Doctor. 50% of Ja's were Doctors. Doctor and Store Keeper were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Ja.

Source: Census data for Ja | Data not to scale

Ja Historical Records

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Ja Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1973 and 2002, Ja life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Ja in 1973 was 79, and 55 in 2002.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ja

Famous Ja Family

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)

Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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