Fiala Family History

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Fiala Name Meaning

Czech and Slovak: from fial(k)a ‘violet’ (the flower). This may have given rise to a surname in various possible ways: as a nickname for a shy, delicate person; as a topographic name for someone who lived where violets grew or a habitational name for someone who lived at a house distinguished with the sign of a bunch of violets.

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

Similar surnames: Villa, Skala, Fara, Fall, Fila, Scala, Field, Falk, Szala, Faiola

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Fiala Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Fiala name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Fiala. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Baltic States


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Fiala Family Origin

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Fiala Family Occupations

What did your Fiala ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Fiala occupation in the USA was Farmer. 12% of Fiala's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fiala. A less common occupation for the Fiala family was Barber.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Tailor

  • Barber


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Fiala Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Fiala. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fiala 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Fiala. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Fiala. For the veterans among your Fiala ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fiala Life Expectancy

What is the average Fiala lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Fiala life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Fiala in 1948 was 44, and 80 in 2004.

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