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Saha Family History

Saha Name Meaning

Indian (West Bengal) and Bangladeshi: Baishya name meaning ‘merchant’ from Sanskrit sādhu ‘honest good’.

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

Similar surnames: Sama, Guha, Sada, Sawa, Shan, Sha, Sahm, Kara, Saba, Sani

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Where is the Saha family from?

You can see how Saha families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Saha family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Saha families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 8 Saha families living in Iowa. This was about 57% of all the recorded Saha's in USA. Iowa had the highest population of Saha families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Saha surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Saha ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Saha. 28% of Saha men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Saha women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Saha were Salesman and Proprietor. .

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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

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Laboer
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Bookkeeper
  • Proprietor
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What Saha family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Saha. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Saha 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 587 immigration records available for the last name Saha. 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 119 military records available for the last name Saha. For the veterans among your Saha ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Saha lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Saha life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Saha in 1963 was 65, and 89 in 2004.

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