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Yahola Name Meaning

Native American (Creek): from an American English altered form of a shortened Muscogee Creek personal name based on yvholv literally ‘crier’ a term denoting a lesser chief in charge of rituals. This title appeared in names as a second element (see below).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Ahola, Parola, Hakola, Jahoda, Raiola, Faiola, Arola, Paola, Caiola

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Where is the Yahola family from?

You can see how Yahola families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Yahola family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 7 Yahola families living in Oklahoma. This was about 88% of all the recorded Yahola's in USA. Oklahoma had the highest population of Yahola families in 1920.
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What did your Yahola ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Yahola. 67% of Yahola 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 1940

  • Farmer
    67%
  • Farm Laborer
    34%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 24 immigration records available for the last name Yahola. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 81 military records available for the last name Yahola. For the veterans among your Yahola ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Yahola lifespan?

Between 1968 and 2004, in the United States, Yahola life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Yahola in 1968 was 84, and 79 in 2004.

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