Oja Name Meaning

Finnish: from oja ‘ditch’, a habitational name from a farm so named for its situation. This name occurs chiefly in western Finland and can be traced back to the 15th century. In America, it may also be an abbreviation of Ojala.

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

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Between 1951 and 2004, Oja life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Oja in 1951 was 79, and 85 in 2004.

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