Jama Name Meaning

Muslim: from a derivative of Arabic jami? ‘author’, ‘writer’ (literally ‘gatherer’). Nur-ud-Din Abdur Rahman Jami? (1414–92) was a Persian Sufi poet.

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


Similar surnames: Jamal, Jamar, Hana, Dada, Basa, Baba, Tara, Gama, Sama, Jakab

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Jama Family Origin

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Jama Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Watch Man

    50%

In 1880, the most common Jama occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Jama's were Farmers. Farmer and Watch Man were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Jama.

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Jama Historical Records

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Jama Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Jama life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Jama in 1963 was 66, and 33 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jama

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