Golla Family History

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Golla Name Meaning

Eastern German: nickname from a Slavic word meaning ‘bald’. Compare Polish goly. Eastern German: habitational name from any of the places called Gollau, in Lower Saxony, East Prussia, and Bavaria. Indian (Andhra Pradesh): Hindu name meaning ‘herdsman’ in Telugu.

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


Similar surnames: Gola, Golda, Molla, Doll, Colla, Goll, Soll, Palla, Golia, Gole

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Golla Family Origin

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Golla Family Occupations

What did your Golla ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and At Home were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Golla. A less common occupation for the Golla family was Blacksmith. The most common Golla occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Golla's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • At Home

    8%
  • Blacksmith

    8%

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Golla Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Golla. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Golla 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 Golla. 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 Golla. For the veterans among your Golla ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Golla Life Expectancy

What is the average Golla lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Golla life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Golla in 1960 was 52, and 80 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Golla 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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