Bula Family History

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Bula Name Meaning

Czech, Slovak, and Polish: nickname for a fat man, from bula (Polish bula) ‘hard roll’, ‘large roll of wheaten bread’. As a Polish name it may also be from bula ‘bruise’. This name is also well established in German-speaking areas. Ukrainian: nickname from bulya ‘potato’. Spanish (Mexico, Argentina): unexplained.

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

Similar surnames: Buda, Kula, Buza, Bull, Dula, Busa, Mula, Kukla, Bila, Gula

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Bula Family Origin

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Bula Family Occupations

What did your Bula ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farm Hand and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bula. The most common Bula occupation in the USA was Laborer. 27% of Bula's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Bula family was Carpenter.

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  • Laborer

  • Farm Hand

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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

Bula Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Bula. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bula 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 907 immigration records available for the last name Bula. 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 408 military records available for the last name Bula. For the veterans among your Bula ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bula Life Expectancy

What is the average Bula lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Bula life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Bula in 1942 was 39, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bula

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bula 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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