Dia Name Meaning

North African (Muslim): probably from a personal name based on of Arabic ?diya? ‘light’, ‘glow’, ‘illumination’.

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

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Dia Family Origin

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Dia Family Occupations

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  • Blacksmith

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Porter

    20%
  • Rag Dealer

    20%

In 1880, Blacksmith, Laborer and Porter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dia. The most common Dia occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 20% of Dia's were Blacksmiths. A less common occupation for the Dia family was Rag Dealer.

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Dia Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1967 and 2003, Dia life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Dia in 1967 was 39, and 51 in 2003.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dia

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