Golas Family History

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Golas Name Meaning

Polish: nickname from golas ‘naked man’.

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

Similar surnames: Golab, Gola, Golias, Oles, Glas, Kolak, Galas, Golia, Goulas, Gulas

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Golas Family Origin

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Golas Family Occupations

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In 1939, Joiner and Silk Packer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Golas. 50% of Golas women worked as a Silk Packer

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Joiner

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Silk Packer
  • Ta

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Golas Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Golas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Golas 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 545 immigration records available for the last name Golas. 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 673 military records available for the last name Golas. For the veterans among your Golas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Golas Life Expectancy

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Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Golas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Golas in 1961 was 55, and 63 in 2004.

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