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

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In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Golla. 36% of Golla men worked as a Laborer and 18% of Golla women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Golla were Foreman and Secretary

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Watchman
  • Foreman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
  • Housekeeper
  • Teacher
  • Secretary

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

Golla Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 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 670 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 832 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

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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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