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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Wadia

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Notable Persons Named Wadia


Wadia was born on May 22nd, 1911 in Mumbai. He passed away in 10.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Wadia

Ness Wadia is a businessperson and businessman. Ness was born as the child of Nusli Wadia on May 30th, 1970 in Liverpool.


Nusli Wadia is a businessman and business. Nusli was born in Mumbai.


Dina was given the name Dina Muhammad Ali Jinnah Wadia by her parents Muhammad Ali Jinnah and Maryam Jinnah on August 15th, 1919 in London.


Jehangir Wadia is a managing director goair, bombay dyeing, businessperson, and managing directorgoairandbombay dyeing. Jehangir was born Jehangir Wadia as the child of Nusli Wadia in 1974 in Mumbai.


Nina Wadia is an actor, comedian, and actress. She has been prominent since 1991. Nina was born Nina Wadia in 1969 in Mumbai.


Ardaseer Cursetjee Wadia was an engineer. Ardaseer was born on October 6th, 1808 in Mumbai. He left this life on November 16th, 1877.


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Popularity of Wadia as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Wadia U.S.
  White 22.86% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 70.86% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Wadia

People with the last name Wadia are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Wadia

  • How Popular is the name Wadia? Wadia is the 85,923rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Wadia was the 102,688th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Wadia have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5 babies born with the first name Wadia in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Wadia? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1984 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Wadia first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Wadia is Monday, August 15th, 1881.
  • What year had the most people named Wadia born? The highest recorded use of the first name Wadia was in 1984 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Wadia: Your name in reverse order is Aidaw. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Waiad. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Wadia? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 175 people with the last name Wadia.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Wadia? Wadia is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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