Ala Name Meaning

Probably a respelling of German Ahle, a variant of Ahl 2.

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


Similar surnames: All, Al, Bala, Ast, Alia, Alu, Sala, Alm, Noa, Kala

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Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Ala life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Ala in 1959 was 60, and 72 in 2004.

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