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Fiala Name Meaning

Czech and Slovak: from fial(k)a ‘violet’ (the flower). This may have given rise to a surname in various possible ways: as a nickname for a shy, delicate person; as a topographic name for someone who lived where violets grew or a habitational name for someone who lived at a house distinguished with the sign of a bunch of violets.

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


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

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Fiala Family Origin

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Fiala Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fiala. The most common Fiala occupation in the USA was Farmer. 12% of Fiala's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Fiala family was Barber.

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  • Farmer

    12%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Tailor

    8%
  • Barber

    4%

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Fiala Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 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 List

There are 642 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 Card

There are 1,000 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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Fiala Life Expectancy

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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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