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Gola Name Meaning

Italian: topographic name from gola ‘mountain hollow’, ‘cavity’. Italian: variant of Cola. Polish: nickname from goly ‘naked’, ‘bare’, ‘bald’. Polish: topographic name gola ‘heath’, ‘moor’, ‘place without trees’. Indian (Himachal Pradesh, U. P.): Hindu (Prajapati) name of unknown meaning.

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


Similar surnames: Gole, Golla, Gala, Gora, Goya, Goda, Sola, Golda, Pola, Golia

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Gola Family Origin

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Gola Family Occupations

What did your Gola ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Carpenter, Farmer and Farms were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gola. A less common occupation for the Gola family was Music Teacher. The most common Gola occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 20% of Gola's were Carpenters.

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  • Carpenter

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Farms

    20%
  • Music Teacher

    20%

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

Gola Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gola. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gola 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 Gola. 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 Gola. For the veterans among your Gola ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gola Life Expectancy

What is the average Gola lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Gola life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Gola in 1956 was 39, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gola 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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