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Wajda Name Meaning

Polish: status name from Polish wajda ‘leader of Gypsies’.

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

Similar surnames: Vajda, Gajda, Warda, Wayda, Walla, Lada, Gazda, Wavra, Wada, Landa

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Wajda Family Origin

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Wajda Family Occupations

What did your Wajda ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Wajda. 12% of Wajda men worked as a Laborer and 6% of Wajda women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wajda were Farmer and Assembler

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Weaver
  • Machinist
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
  • New Worker
  • 1st Cook
  • Assembler

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

Wajda Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Wajda. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wajda 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Wajda. 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 812 military records available for the last name Wajda. For the veterans among your Wajda ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wajda Life Expectancy

What is the average Wajda lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Wajda life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Wajda in 1951 was 40, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wajda

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wajda 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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