Sha Name Meaning

Chinese : there are different accounts of the origin of Sha as a surname. Two accounts derive it from the Yi and Hu Chinese minorities around the time of the Tang dynasty (618–907). Two other accounts trace it back to individuals who had Sha as a part of their name. Indian: variant of Shah.

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


Similar surnames: Shi, Ha, Shan, Sa, Shu, Cho, Cha, Shah, Sham, Shaw

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Sha Family Origin

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Sha Family Occupations

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  • Brick Layer

    33%
  • Laborer

    33%
  • Labourer

    33%

In 1881, Brick Layer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Sha. The most common Sha occupation in the UK was Brick Layer. 33% of Sha's were Brick Layers. A less common occupation for the Sha family was Labourer.

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Sha Historical Records

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Sha Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1958 and 2004, Sha life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Sha in 1958 was 52, and 83 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sha

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