Parola Family History

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Parola Name Meaning

from parola ‘word’, ‘talk’, a nickname for a gossip or talkative person. shortened form of Calabrian Bomparola, a compound name composed of the elements buona ‘good’ + parola ‘word’, applied as a nickname for an honorable, trustworthy person, or as a personal name. from parola, which means ‘kettle’ in the dialect of Cremona, ‘bucket’ in that of Modena, hence probably a metonymic occupational name for someone whose work involved the use of such containers, as for example a kitchen scullion. possibly also a habitational name from Parola, a locality of Fidenza in Parma.

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


Similar surnames: Pala, Palla, Paola, Karol, Harold, Spatola, Marolt, Pakula, Perla

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Parola Family Origin

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Parola Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Parola occupation in the USA was Laborer. 33% of Parola's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Parola family was Street Vender. Laborer and Street Cleaner were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Parola.

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  • Laborer

    33%
  • Street Cleaner

    33%
  • Street Vender

    33%

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Parola Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Parola. 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 Parola. For the veterans among your Parola ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Parola Life Expectancy

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Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Parola life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Parola in 1948 was 47, and 92 in 2004.

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