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Ha Family History

Ha Name Meaning

Vietnamese (Hà): unexplained. Korean: there are two Ha clans, each with a unique Chinese character. The founding ancestor of the larger Ha clan was named Ha Kong-jin and settled in the Chinju area around ad 1010. Most of the modern descendants of Ha Kong-jin live in the Kyongsang and Cholla provinces. The founding ancestor of the smaller of the two clans was named Ha Hum, and he settled in the Taegu area after emigrating from Song China some time in the early part of the twelfth century. Most of the modern descendants of Ha Hum still live in the Taegu area. Chinese : variant of Xia. English: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Han, Ham, Ma, Na, He, Ho, Cha, Hua, Sa, Ba

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You can see how Ha families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ha family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Ha families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 12 Ha families living in Kentucky. This was about 33% of all the recorded Ha's in the USA. Kentucky had the highest population of Ha families in 1880.
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What did your Ha ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ha. 40% of Ha men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Ha women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ha were Labor and Proprietor.

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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
    40%
  • Farmer
    13%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Labor
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    50%
  • Stenographer
    25%
  • Proprietor
    25%
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Passenger Lists

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There are 47,000 military records available for the last name Ha. For the veterans among your Ha ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ha lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Ha life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Ha in 1965 was 86, and 73 in 2004.

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