Vala Name Meaning

Portuguese: habitational name from any of the towns in Portugal named Vala or with Vala. Indian (Gujarat): Hindu name of unknown meaning. Italian: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Vela, Vasa, Gala, Pala, Kala, Lala, Sala, Vila, Valla, Vale

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Vala Family Origin

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Vala Family Occupations

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  • Housekeeping

    33%
  • Huckster

    33%
  • Laborer

    33%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Vala family was Laborer. Housekeeping and Huckster were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Vala. The most common Vala occupation in the USA was Housekeeping. 33% of Vala's were Housekeepings.

Source: Census data for Vala | Data not to scale

Vala Historical Records

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Vala Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Vala life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Vala in 1963 was 81, and 59 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Vala

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