Loya Family History

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Loya Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from Loya in Navarra, Basque Country.

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


Similar surnames: Loza, Lora, Loy, Moya, Goya, Noya, Loga, Lona, Loyola, Ola

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Loya Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Loya name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Loya. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Native American—North, Central, South

    29%

  • Spain

    20%

  • England & Wales

    16%

  • Portugal

    7%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    6%

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Loya Family Origin

Where is the Loya family from?

Loya Family Occupations

What did your Loya ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Loya occupation in the USA was Laborer. 23% of Loya's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Keeps House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Loya. A less common occupation for the Loya family was Cattle Herder.

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  • Laborer

    23%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Keeps House

    10%
  • Cattle Herder

    6%

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

Loya Historical Records

What Loya family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Loya. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Loya census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Loya. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Loya. For the veterans among your Loya ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Loya Life Expectancy

What is the average Loya lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Loya life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1946. The average life expectancy for Loya in 1946 was 100, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Loya

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Loya ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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