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Anda Family History

Anda Name Meaning

Basque: habitational name from a town named Anda in Araba province, Basque Country. Norwegian: habitational name from a southwestern farm name, of uncertain origin; it may be from and ‘duck’. Hungarian: from a pet form of the personal name András, Hungarian form of Andreas.

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


Similar surnames: Landa, Ando, Banda, Sanda, Anna, Kanda, Andal, Manda, Andy, Randa

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Where is the Anda family from?

You can see how Anda families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Anda family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Anda families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Anda family living in Maryland. This was about 50% of all the recorded Anda's in the USA. Maryland and 1 other state had the highest population of Anda families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Anda surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Anda ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Anda. 28% of Anda men worked as a Laborer and 18% of Anda women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Anda were Carpenter and Housekeeper.

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

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    28%
  • Salesman
    18%
  • Farmer
    14%
  • Carpenter
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    18%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Nurse
    18%
  • Housekeeper
    12%
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Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Anda. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Anda. For the veterans among your Anda ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Anda lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Anda life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Anda in 1957 was 52, and 70 in 2004.

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