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Lalla Family History

Lalla Name Meaning

Italian (chiefly Apulia): from a feminine form of Lallo. Indian: variant of Lala. Guyanese and Trinidadian name found among people of Indian origin.

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


Similar surnames: Walla, Lilla, Lalli, Lella, Halla, Galla, Palla, Lala, Balla, Lally

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Where is the Lalla family from?

You can see how Lalla families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lalla family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Lalla families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 7 Lalla families living in Minnesota. This was about 15% of all the recorded Lalla's in the USA. Minnesota had the highest population of Lalla families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lalla surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lalla ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Typist Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lalla. 19% of Lalla men worked as a Laborer and 28% of Lalla women worked as a Typist Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lalla were Carpenter and Office Girl.

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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

  • Laborer
    19%
  • Salesman
    14%
  • Mechanic
    10%
  • Carpenter
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Typist Clerk
    28%
  • New Worker
    19%
  • Saleslady
    19%
  • Office Girl
    19%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Lalla. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lalla 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Lalla. 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 478 military records available for the last name Lalla. For the veterans among your Lalla ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lalla lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Lalla life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Lalla in 1959 was 53, and 79 in 2004.

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