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Aja Family History

Aja Name Meaning
Spanish: perhaps a metonymic occupational name from aja ‘chisel’, ‘adze’.from an African language, of unknown origin.

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

6,484 Historical Documents with Aja on Ancestry.com
3,829 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
339 Military Records
797 Immigration Records
674 Census and Voter Lists
845 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Aja Families

  • Number of Aja families
     8 - 14
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Aja last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Aja census records

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Aja Family Origin

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Aja Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Aja

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Aja Family Occupations

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Military Service by Aja

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