Ola Name Meaning

Basque and Aragonese (of Basque origin): habitational name from either of two places named Ola, in Navarre, Basque Country, and Uesca, Aragon, where Basque was spoken in pre-Roman times, from Basque ola ‘forge’ or ‘cabin’.

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

Similar surnames: Olea, Mola, Zola, Pola, Pla, Olm, Olk, Oja, Sola, Ota

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Ola Family Origin

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Ola Family Occupations

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In 1921, Labourer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Ola.

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Labourer

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Ola Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

There are 340 military records available for the last name Ola. For the veterans among your Ola ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ola Life Expectancy

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Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Ola life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Ola in 1959 was 47, and 66 in 2004.

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