Cola Family History

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Cola Name Meaning

Southern Italian: from the personal name Cola, a short form of Nicola, Italian equivalent of Nicholas.

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

Similar surnames: Colla, Cala, Colao, Zola, Colo, Cole, Coll, Colas, Gola, Scola

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Cola Family Origin

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Cola Family Occupations

What did your Cola ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Cola occupation in the UK was Confectioner. 50% of Cola's were Confectioners. Confectioner and East India Agent were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Cola.

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  • Confectioner

  • East India Agent


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

Cola Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Cola. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cola 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Cola. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Cola. For the veterans among your Cola ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cola Life Expectancy

What is the average Cola lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Cola life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Cola in 1950 was 54, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cola

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cola 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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