Colla Name Meaning

Italian: habitational name from any of various places named with Colla, from medieval Latin colla ‘hill’, ‘col’ (a derivative of Latin collis ‘hill’). Dutch: from a short form of the personal name Nikolaas (see Nicholas).

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

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Colla Family Origin

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Colla Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    14%
  • Farming

    14%
  • Fruit Peddler

    14%
  • Laborer

    14%

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Fruit Peddler were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Colla. A less common occupation for the Colla family was Laborer. The most common Colla occupation in the USA was Farmer. 14% of Colla's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Colla | Data not to scale

Colla Historical Records

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Colla Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1949 and 2004, Colla life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Colla in 1949 was 46, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Colla

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