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Jha Name Meaning

Indian (northern states): Hindu (Brahman) name, from a much reduced form of Sanskrit upadhyaya ‘teacher’.

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


Similar surnames: Shan, Saha, Sha, Guha, Jahn, Chad, Ahr, Bhat, Jia, Che

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Where is the Jha family from?

You can see how Jha families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Jha family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there was 1 Jha family living in Arizona. This was 100% of all the recorded Jha's in USA. Arizona had the highest population of Jha families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Jha surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Jha ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Jha ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 80 census records available for the last name Jha. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jha census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 144 immigration records available for the last name Jha. 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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Draft Cards

There are 22 military records available for the last name Jha. For the veterans among your Jha ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Jha lifespan?

Between 1984 and 2004, in the United States, Jha life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Jha in 1984 was 40, and 39 in 2004.

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