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Bologna Name Meaning

Italian: habitational name from the city of Bologna in northern Italy. In early classical times this was an independent Tuscan city called Felsina, but was renamed Bononia (a derivative of Celtic bona ‘foundation’, ‘settlement’) when it became a Roman colony in 190 bc.

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

Similar surnames: Celona, Bolton, Colonna, Borgia, Alagna, Brogna, Bolotin, Bona, Boron

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Bologna Family Origin

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Bologna Family Occupations

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In 1881, the most common Bologna occupation in the UK was Accountant. 100% of Bologna's were Accountants.

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  • Accountant


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Bologna Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bologna. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bologna 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 Bologna. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, 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 Bologna. For the veterans among your Bologna ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bologna Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Bologna life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Bologna in 1955 was 45, and 75 in 2004.

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