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Sada Name Meaning

Spanish (of Basque origin): Castilianized variant of Basque Zare, a habitational name from Zare, a town in Navarre. Southern Italian: derivative of the Arabic personal name Sa?ad, meaning ‘good fortune’, ‘prosperity’ (see Saad). Japanese: variously written, usually with characters meaning ‘help’ and ‘rice paddy’, and more usually pronounced ‘sata’. It is a common place name throughout Japan. Some bearers of the surname have Minamoto connections. Polish: occupational name for a fruit grower or topographic name for someone who lived by an orchard, from a derivative of Polish sad ‘orchard’ or sadzic ‘to plant’. Polish (Sada): occupational name for a court official, from Polish sadzic ‘to judge’ or sad ‘court of justice’.

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


Similar surnames: Sama, Sala, Rada, Sawa, Seda, Hada, Lada, Sadek, Tada, Soda

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Where is the Sada family from?

You can see how Sada families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sada family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Sada families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 7 Sada families living in Texas. This was about 70% of all the recorded Sada's in the USA. Texas had the highest population of Sada families in 1880.
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What did your Sada ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Sada. 59% of Sada men worked as a Laborer and 43% of Sada women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sada were Attendant and Machine Operator.

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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
    59%
  • Salesman
    14%
  • Tailor
    11%
  • Attendant
    11%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
    43%
  • Stenographer
    29%
  • Machine Operator
    29%
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Passenger Lists

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Draft Cards

There are 350 military records available for the last name Sada. For the veterans among your Sada ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sada lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Sada life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Sada in 1964 was 82, and 56 in 2004.

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