Viola Family History

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Viola Name Meaning

Italian: from the female personal name Viola, from viola ‘violet’ (Latin viola). Catalan: probably from viola ‘fiddle’, ‘viol’, hence an occupational nickname for a viol player; otherwise a byname from viola ‘violet’.

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


Similar surnames: Vita, Pioli, Vida, Villa, Vilar, Vial, Vivolo, Sola, Paola, Viale

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Viola Family Origin

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Viola Family Occupations

What did your Viola ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Manager and Street Musician were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Viola. The most common Viola occupation in the USA was Laborer. 25% of Viola's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Viola family was Wash Woman.

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  • Laborer

    25%
  • Manager

    25%
  • Street Musician

    25%
  • Wash Woman

    25%

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

Viola Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Viola. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Viola 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Viola. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Viola. For the veterans among your Viola ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Viola Life Expectancy

What is the average Viola lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Viola life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Viola in 1954 was 39, and 80 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Viola 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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