Bila Family History

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Bila Name Meaning

Czech (Bílá) and Slovak (also Bilá): nickname for a fair-haired person, from bílý ‘white’. Italian: unexplained.

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

Similar surnames: Bily, Bilka, Bula, Bilas, Bilak, Biba, Bina, Kula, Fila, Pilat

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Bila Family Origin

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Bila Family Occupations

What did your Bila ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Barber and Typist were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bila. 6% of Bila men worked as a Barber and 15% of Bila women worked as a Typist. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bila were Clerk and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Barber
  • Farmer
  • New Worker
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Typist
  • Maid
  • Waitress
  • Clerk

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

Bila Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Bila. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bila 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 721 immigration records available for the last name Bila. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Bila. For the veterans among your Bila ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bila Life Expectancy

What is the average Bila lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Bila life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Bila in 1956 was 49, and 54 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bila 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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