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Viola Family History

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

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100,176 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,226 Military Records
7,101 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Viola Families

  • Number of Viola families
     73 - 144
     25 - 72
     1 - 24
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Viola families
     8 - 14
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Viola last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Viola Family Origin

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Viola Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Viola

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Viola Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Viola census records

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Viola Civil War Service Records

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