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Lata Name Meaning

Polish (Lata): nickname from lata ‘patch’. Indian (Rajasthan): Hindu (Brahman) name of unknown meaning. Galician: habitational name from either of two places called Lata in A Coruña province (Galicia).

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

Similar surnames: Lapa, Kata, Tata, Mata, Laza, Kara, Lama, Lala, Latka, Lua

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Where is the Lata family from?

You can see how Lata families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lata family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Lata families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there was 1 Lata family living in Indiana. This was 100% of all the recorded Lata's in the USA. Indiana had the highest population of Lata families in 1880.
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What did your Lata ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lata. 40% of Lata men worked as a Laborer and 63% of Lata women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lata were Assembler and Packer.

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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
  • Machine Operator
  • Farmer
  • Assembler

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Packer
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Lata. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lata 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Lata. 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 239 military records available for the last name Lata. For the veterans among your Lata ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lata lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Lata life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Lata in 1948 was 63, and 68 in 2004.

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