Bolla Name Meaning

Catalan and Spanish: from bolla ‘sphere’, ‘ball’. How it was acquired as a surname is unclear; it may have been a nickname for a fat person. In Spanish bolla is also a regional term denoting various types of cakes and pastries and in some cases the surname may have arisen from this sense. Hungarian: variant of Balla, pet form of the personal name Barabás, or Barnabás (see Barnaby).

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


Similar surnames: Balla, Bolle, Bulla, Bolda, Molla, Colla, Rolla, Bolt, Bello, Bold

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Bolla Family Origin

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Bolla Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Dairyman

    20%
  • Grocer

    20%
  • Keeping House

    20%

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In 1880, the most common Bolla occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Bolla's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bolla family was Keeping House. Farmer, Dairyman and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bolla.

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Bolla Life Expectancy

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Between 1960 and 2004, Bolla life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Bolla in 1960 was 40, and 85 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bolla

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