Walla Family History

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Walla Name Meaning

Variant spelling of the Polish personal name Wala, a pet form of Walenty, Polish form of Latin Valentinus (see Valentine). German: from a Slavic form of the personal name Valentin (see Valentine). Variant spelling of Swedish and Norwegian Valla. Indian (Panjab): Sikh (Jat) name of unknown origin.

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


Similar surnames: Wall, Galla, Palla, Halla, Walli, Walia, Falla, Balla, Lalla, Wally

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Walla Family Origin

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Walla Family Occupations

What did your Walla ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Walla occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Walla's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Stone Cutter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Walla. A less common occupation for the Walla family was Asst. Postmaster.

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Stone Cutter

    9%
  • Asst. Postmaster

    5%

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

Walla Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Walla. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Walla 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Walla. 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 Walla. For the veterans among your Walla ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Walla Life Expectancy

What is the average Walla lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Walla life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Walla in 1945 was 31, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Walla

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Walla 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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