Miah Family History

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Miah Name Meaning

Muslim: variant of Mian. In Panjab and Rajasthan it is also found as a Hindu name among a class of Hill Rajputs.

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


Similar surnames: Mian, Mir, Dial, Mina, Lian, Man, Moch, Tian, Sia, Noah

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Miah Family Origin

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Miah Family Occupations

What did your Miah ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Shop Boy and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Miah. 30% of Miah men worked as a Shop Boy and 80% of Miah women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Miah were Seagoing Fireman and Unpaid Domestic Dutie

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Shop Boy
    30%
  • Cook At Cafe
    6%
  • Counter Salesman Grocery Proce
    6%
  • Seagoing Fireman
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    80%
  • Unpaid Domestic Dutie
    20%

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

Miah Historical Records

What Miah family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Miah. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Miah 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 790 immigration records available for the last name Miah. 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 402 military records available for the last name Miah. For the veterans among your Miah ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Miah Life Expectancy

What is the average Miah lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2003, in the United States, Miah life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Miah in 1957 was 58, and 52 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Miah

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Miah 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.

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