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Szala Name Meaning

Polish: nickname for a short-tempered person, from szalec ‘to rage’. Polish: metonymic occupational name for a merchant, from szala ‘scales’. Hungarian: from the old secular personal name Szala or Zala.

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


Similar surnames: Szalay, Sala, Sabala, Skala, Bala, Gala, Salb, Spada, Saal, Scala

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Szala Family Origin

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Szala Family Occupations

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Szala Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Szala. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Szala 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Szala. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Szala. For the veterans among your Szala ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Szala Life Expectancy

What is the average Szala lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2003, in the United States, Szala life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Szala in 1957 was 79, and 81 in 2003.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Szala ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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