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Nola Name Meaning

Italian (southern): habitational name from Nola in Naples province.

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


Similar surnames: Mola, Nora, Zola, Pola, Nova, Cola, Noya, Noia, Ola, Gola

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Where is the Nola family from?

You can see how Nola families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Nola family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Nola families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 2 Nola families living in British Columbia. This was about 33% of all the recorded Nola's in Canada. British Columbia and 1 other province had the highest population of Nola families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Nola surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Nola ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Nola. 40% of Nola men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Nola women worked as a Housewife. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    40%
  • Farmer
    11%
  • Truckman
    9%
  • Truck Driver
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    100%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Nola. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nola 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 931 immigration records available for the last name Nola. 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 285 military records available for the last name Nola. For the veterans among your Nola ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Nola lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Nola life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Nola in 1963 was 78, and 61 in 2004.

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