Sha Name Meaning

Chinese : there are different accounts of the origin of Sha as a surname. Two accounts derive it from the Yi and Hu Chinese minorities around the time of the Tang dynasty (618–907). Two other accounts trace it back to individuals who had Sha as a part of their name. Indian: variant of Shah.

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


Similar surnames: Shi, Ha, Shan, Sa, Shu, Cho, Cha, Shah, Sham, Shaw

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Sha Family Origin

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Sha Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Sha family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sha. The most common Sha occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Sha's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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Sha Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sha. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sha 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Sha. 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 Sha. For the veterans among your Sha ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sha Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Sha life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Sha in 1958 was 52, and 83 in 2004.

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