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Zolla Family History

Zolla Name Meaning

possibly from a reduced form of Pizzolla, a feminine diminutive of Pizzo. variant of Zola.

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


Similar surnames: Molla, Zola, Bolla, Rolla, Lalla, Colla, Zollo, Bolle, Colle, Milla

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Where is the Zolla family from?

You can see how Zolla families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Zolla family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Zolla families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there was 1 Zolla family living in Nevada. This was 100% of all the recorded Zolla's in the USA. Nevada had the highest population of Zolla families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Zolla surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Zolla ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Co Partner were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Zolla. 40% of Zolla men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Zolla women worked as a Co Partner. Some less common occupations for Americans named Zolla were Clerk and Floor Girl.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    40%
  • Salesman
    35%
  • Farmer
    15%
  • Clerk
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Co Partner
    50%
  • Floor Girl
    50%
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Census Records

There are 976 census records available for the last name Zolla. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zolla census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 252 immigration records available for the last name Zolla. 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 Cards

There are 203 military records available for the last name Zolla. For the veterans among your Zolla ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Zolla lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Zolla life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Zolla in 1965 was 75, and 80 in 2004.

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