Colla Family History

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Colla Name Meaning

Italian: habitational name from any of various places named with Colla, from medieval Latin colla ‘hill’, ‘col’ (a derivative of Latin collis ‘hill’). Dutch: from a short form of the personal name Nikolaas (see Nicholas).

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


Similar surnames: Coll, Cola, Molla, Colle, Bella, Bolla, Rolla, Golla, Cella, Corda

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Colla Family Origin

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Colla Family Occupations

What did your Colla ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Labor were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Colla. 15% of Colla men worked as a Laborer and 9% of Colla women worked as a Labor. Some less common occupations for Americans named Colla were Farmer and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    15%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Barber
    5%
  • Farmer
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Labor
    9%
  • Typist
    9%
  • Bookkeeper
    6%
  • Housewife
    6%

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

Colla Historical Records

What Colla family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Colla. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Colla 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Colla. 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 912 military records available for the last name Colla. For the veterans among your Colla ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Colla Life Expectancy

What is the average Colla lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Colla life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Colla in 1949 was 46, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Colla

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Colla 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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