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Sabala Family History

Sabala Name Meaning

Spanish: altered form of Basque Zabala . Polish (Sabała) and Slovak: occupational name derived from Slovak sabol ‘tailor’ (see Sabol ). Polish: possibly from a pet form of the personal name Sebastian .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Bala, Savala, Szala, Zabala, Abela, Sabina, Skala, Sibal, Sawaya

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Where is the Sabala family from?

You can see how Sabala families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sabala family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Sabala families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 8 Sabala families living in Saskatchewan. This was 100% of all the recorded Sabala's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Sabala families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sabala surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sabala ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Sabala. 62% of Sabala men worked as a Laborer and 30% of Sabala women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sabala were Farm Laborer and Helper. .

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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
  • Farmer
  • Miner
  • Farm Laborer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Housework
  • House Work
  • Helper
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Sabala. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sabala 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 638 immigration records available for the last name Sabala. 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 561 military records available for the last name Sabala. For the veterans among your Sabala ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sabala lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Sabala life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Sabala in 1954 was 67, and 65 in 2004.

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