Shaia Family History

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Shaia Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish male personal name Shaye, a pet form of Ishaye ‘Isaiah’.

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


Similar surnames: Hain, Saia, Shaw, Shain, Shein, Shera, Sawa, Shamis, Smail, Hara

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Shaia Family Origin

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Shaia Family Occupations

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Shaia Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Shaia. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shaia 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 Shaia. 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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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Shaia. For the veterans among your Shaia ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shaia Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Shaia life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Shaia in 1955 was 25, and 82 in 2004.

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