History of your Surname
Get access to Verla family records.Start a free trial

Verla Family History

Verla Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Vela, Perla, Verna, Vera, Verga, Verba, Vella, Verma, Serra, Villa

Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.

Hint: Try searching for a relative alive in 1940.

Black & white image of a young woman scientist

Where is the Verla family from?

You can see how Verla families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Verla family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Verla families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 2 Verla families living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Verla's in USA. New York had the highest population of Verla families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Verla surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Verla ancestors do for a living?

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

What Verla family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 162 census records available for the last name Verla. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Verla census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search US census records for Verla

Passenger Lists

There are 54 immigration records available for the last name Verla. 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.

View all Verla immigration records

Draft Cards

There are 32 military records available for the last name Verla. For the veterans among your Verla ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Verla military records

You've only scratched the surface of Verla family history

Discover More

What is the average Verla lifespan?

Between 1978 and 2004, in the United States, Verla life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Verla in 1978 was 56, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Verla

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Verla family tree

Explore Your Tree
Search for another surname
Start a 14-Day Free Trial