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

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  • Laborer

    27%
  • Farm Hand

    18%
  • Keeping House

    18%
  • Carpenter

    9%

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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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Bula Historical Records

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Bula Life Expectancy

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Between 1942 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bula

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