Ola Name Meaning

Basque and Aragonese (of Basque origin): habitational name from either of two places named Ola, in Navarre, Basque Country, and Uesca, Aragon, where Basque was spoken in pre-Roman times, from Basque ola ‘forge’ or ‘cabin’.

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


Similar surnames: Olea, Mola, Zola, Pola, Pla, Olm, Olk, Oja, Sola, Ota

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Ola Family Origin

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Ola Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Ola occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Ola's were Farmers. Farmer and Silver Smith were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Ola.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Silver Smith

    50%

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Ola Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Ola. 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

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Ola Life Expectancy

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Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Ola life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Ola in 1959 was 47, and 66 in 2004.

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