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Bolla Name Meaning

Catalan and Spanish: from bolla ‘sphere’, ‘ball’. How it was acquired as a surname is unclear; it may have been a nickname for a fat person. In Spanish bolla is also a regional term denoting various types of cakes and pastries and in some cases the surname may have arisen from this sense. Hungarian: variant of Balla, pet form of the personal name Barabás, or Barnabás (see Barnaby).

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


Similar surnames: Balla, Bolle, Bulla, Bolda, Molla, Colla, Rolla, Bolt, Bello, Bold

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Bolla Family Origin

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Bolla Family Occupations

What did your Bolla ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Dairyman and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bolla. The most common Bolla occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Bolla's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bolla family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Dairyman

    20%
  • Grocer

    20%
  • Keeping House

    20%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Bolla ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Bolla Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bolla. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bolla 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 Bolla. 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 Card

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

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Bolla Life Expectancy

What is the average Bolla lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Bolla life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Bolla in 1960 was 40, and 85 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bolla 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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