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

What did your Ja ancestors do for a living?

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.

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  • Doctor

    50%
  • Store Keeper

    50%

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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.

Ja Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Ja Life Expectancy

What is the average Ja lifespan?

Between 1973 and 2002, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ja

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ja ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

Famous Ja Family

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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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