Accola Family History

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Accola Name Meaning

Swiss (Romansh): from Latin accola ‘neighbor’, ‘inhabitant’ (from accolere ‘to live near’). In medieval Latin accola also meant ‘tenant (farmer)’, which is probably the principal sense of the name.

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

Similar surnames: Arcila, Mccoin, Pecora, Arola, Ancona, Arzola, Scola, Alcala, Cola

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Accola Family Origin

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Accola Family Occupations

What did your Accola ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Accola. 28% of Accola men worked as a Farmer and 31% of Accola women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Accola were Cream Trucking and Maid

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Agent
  • Cream Trucking

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Housekeeper
  • Laundry Worker
  • Maid

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Accola Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Accola. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Accola 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 182 immigration records available for the last name Accola. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 308 military records available for the last name Accola. For the veterans among your Accola ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Accola Life Expectancy

What is the average Accola lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Accola life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Accola in 1957 was 47, and 93 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Accola ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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