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Patla Name Meaning

Indian (Gujarat): Muslim name of unknown meaning. Indian (Rajasthan): Hindu name of unknown meaning. Polish: nickname from patla, a dialect variant of standard Polish petla ‘noose’, ‘loop’.

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


Similar surnames: Palla, Pala, Kala, Gala, Parsa, Fata, Batta, Batra, Paula, Lala

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Where is the Patla family from?

You can see how Patla families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Patla family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Patla families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 8 Patla families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 17% of all the recorded Patla's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Patla families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Patla surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Patla ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Patla. 28% of Patla men worked as a Laborer and 18% of Patla women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Patla were Barrel Straightener and Assembler.

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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
    28%
  • Miner
    12%
  • Assembler
    12%
  • Barrel Straightener
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    18%
  • Maid
    12%
  • Housework
    12%
  • Assembler
    12%
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Census Records

There are 847 census records available for the last name Patla. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Patla 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 274 immigration records available for the last name Patla. 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 411 military records available for the last name Patla. For the veterans among your Patla ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Patla lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Patla life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Patla in 1959 was 37, and 83 in 2004.

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