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Konya Name Meaning

Hungarian (Kónya): nickname from konya ‘lop-eared’, a derivative of konyul ‘to curve or hang’. Japanese: written with characters meaning ‘dark blue room’. The name is not common in Japan.

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


Similar surnames: Konda, Noya, Goya, Kanda, Konno, Kaya, Kondo, Kunda, Koga, Honda

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Where is the Konya family from?

You can see how Konya families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Konya family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 11 Konya families living in Ohio. This was about 30% of all the recorded Konya's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Konya families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Konya surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Konya ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Konya. 43% of Konya men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Konya women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Konya were Truck Driver and New Worker.

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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
    43%
  • Fireman
    11%
  • Proprietor
    11%
  • Truck Driver
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    50%
  • New Worker
    50%
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Census Records

There are 744 census records available for the last name Konya. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Konya 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 582 immigration records available for the last name Konya. 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 252 military records available for the last name Konya. For the veterans among your Konya ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Konya lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Konya life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Konya in 1963 was 73, and 91 in 2004.

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