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Hula Name Meaning

Czech (Hula): nickname from a variant of holý ‘bald’, ‘bare’, or ‘clean-shaven’ (see Holy).

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

Similar surnames: Bula, Pula, Kula, Hulka, Huba, Husa, Hulan, Gula, Mula, Sula

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Where is the Hula family from?

You can see how Hula families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hula family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hula families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Hula family living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Hula's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Hula families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hula surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hula ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hula. 31% of Hula men worked as a Farmer and 29% of Hula women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hula were Farm Hand and Stenographer.

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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
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Farm Hand

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
  • Operator
  • Housewife
  • Stenographer
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hula. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hula census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 655 immigration records available for the last name Hula. 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 436 military records available for the last name Hula. For the veterans among your Hula ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hula lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2003, in the United States, Hula life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Hula in 1958 was 42, and 83 in 2003.

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