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Walla Family History

Walla Name Meaning

Germanized or Americanized form of Polish Wala: from a pet form of the personal name Walenty Polish form of Valentine . The surname Walla is also found in Poland but it is much more common in Germany where it may also be derived from a cognate name from some other Slavic language. Norwegian: variant of Valla . Indian (Punjab): Sikh (Jat) name of unexplained etymology.

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


Similar surnames: Wall, Galla, Palla, Halla, Walli, Walia, Falla, Balla, Lalla, Wally

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Where is the Walla family from?

You can see how Walla families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Walla family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Walla families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 32 Walla families living in Ontario. This was about 52% of all the recorded Walla's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Walla families in 1911.
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What did your Walla ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Walla. 100% of Walla men worked as a Farmer. .

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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
    100%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Walla. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Walla. For the veterans among your Walla ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Walla lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Walla life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Walla in 1945 was 31, and 85 in 2004.

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