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Savala Family History

Savala Name Meaning

Spanish: Castilianized variant of Basque Zabala.

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

Similar surnames: Sabala, Zavala, Sala, Sigala, Nevala, Avila, Vadala, Scala, Favela

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Where is the Savala family from?

You can see how Savala families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Savala family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Savala families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 5 Savala families living in British Columbia. This was about 83% of all the recorded Savala's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Savala families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Savala surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Savala ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Savala. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Savala. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Savala 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 670 immigration records available for the last name Savala. 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 428 military records available for the last name Savala. For the veterans among your Savala ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Savala lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Savala life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Savala in 1963 was 79, and 63 in 2004.

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