Zola Family History

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Zola Name Meaning

Italian: habitational name from any of various minor places named with Zol(l)a, from a dialect term for a mound or bank of earth, as for example Zola Predosa (Bologna) or Zolla in Monrupino (Trieste). Italian: from a reduced form of the personal name Anzola. Italian: from the old Venetian dialect word zola ‘female kid’.

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

Similar surnames: Mola, Pola, Sola, Cola, Ola, Gola, Cota, Zoda, Nola, Kula

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Zola Family Origin

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Zola Family Occupations

What did your Zola ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Zola occupation in the UK was Confectioner Employing Two Men. 100% of Zola's were Confectioner Employing Two Mens.

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  • Confectioner Employing Two Men


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Zola Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Zola. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zola 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 838 immigration records available for the last name Zola. 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 696 military records available for the last name Zola. For the veterans among your Zola ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zola Life Expectancy

What is the average Zola lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Zola life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Zola in 1956 was 48, and 80 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Zola 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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