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

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Ola Family Origin

Where is the Ola family from?

SHOW MORE

Ola Family Occupations

What did your Ola ancestors do for a living?

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

SHOW MORE
  • Farmer

    50%
  • Silver Smith

    50%

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

Source: Census data for Ola | Data not to scale

Ola Historical Records

What Ola family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Ola ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Ola

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Ola Life Expectancy

What is the average Ola lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ola 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.

SHOW MORE

United States

Between 1959 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ola

Famous Ola Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)

Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Look up another name