Paola Family History

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Paola Name Meaning

habitational name from Paola in Cosenza province. from the female personal name Paola, feminine form of Paolo, Italian equivalent of Paul.

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

Similar surnames: Pala, Pola, Paolo, Paula, Parola, Palla, Paule, Paoli, Pioli, Cola

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Paola Family Origin

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Paola Family Occupations

What did your Paola ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Rag Picker and Confectioner were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Paola. The most common Paola occupation in the USA was Rag Picker. 75% of Paola's were Rag Pickers.

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  • Rag Picker

  • Confectioner


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

Paola Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Paola Life Expectancy

What is the average Paola lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Paola life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Paola in 1961 was 49, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Paola

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Paola 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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