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Fiala Name Meaning

Czech and Slovak: from fiala ‘violet’ (the flower) applied as a nickname for a shy delicate person as a topographic name for someone who lived where violets grew or as a topographic or habitational name referring to a house distinguished with the sign of a bunch of violets.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Villa, Skala, Fara, Fall, Fila, Scala, Field, Falk, Szala, Faiola

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Where is the Fiala family from?

You can see how Fiala families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Fiala family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Fiala families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 6 Fiala families living in Saskatchewan. This was about 75% of all the recorded Fiala's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Fiala families in 1911.
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What did your Fiala ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Fiala. 72% of Fiala men worked as a Farmer. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
  • Farmers Son
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Fiala. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fiala census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Fiala. 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 Cards

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Fiala. For the veterans among your Fiala ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Fiala lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Fiala life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Fiala in 1948 was 44, and 80 in 2004.

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