Kaya Name Meaning

Japanese: ‘miscanthus reed’; rare as a surname in Japan. In America the name may be the result of shortening any of several other names beginning with kaya, such as Kayashima, none of which is common by itself. Turkish and Greek: from a personal name based on Turkish kaya ‘rock’, or nickname for a tough or obstinate person.

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

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Kaya Family Origin

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Kaya Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Works In Glass Manf.

    33%

In 1880, the most common Kaya occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Kaya's were Farmers. Farmer and Works In Glass Manf. were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Kaya.

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United States

Between 1954 and 2003, Kaya life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Kaya in 1954 was 41, and 72 in 2003.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kaya

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