Viola Name Meaning

Italian: from the female personal name Viola, from viola ‘violet’ (Latin viola). Catalan: probably from viola ‘fiddle’, ‘viol’, hence an occupational nickname for a viol player; otherwise a byname from viola ‘violet’.

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


Similar surnames: Vita, Pioli, Vida, Villa, Vilar, Vial, Vivolo, Sola, Paola, Viale

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Viola Family Origin

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Viola Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    25%
  • Manager

    25%
  • Street Musician

    25%
  • Wash Woman

    25%

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In 1880, Laborer, Manager and Street Musician were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Viola. The most common Viola occupation in the USA was Laborer. 25% of Viola's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Viola family was Wash Woman.

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Viola Life Expectancy

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Between 1954 and 2004, Viola life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Viola in 1954 was 39, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Viola

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