Golia Family History

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Golia Name Meaning

Italian: from the Biblical personal name Golia ‘Goliath’, a nickname for a very large man. Altered spelling of Slovenian Golja, topographic name derived from gol ‘treeless’ or goljava ‘barren land’.

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

Similar surnames: Golias, Gola, Gole, Golba, Golda, Golla, Oliva, Golin, Milia, Goglia

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Golia Family Origin

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Golia Family Occupations

What did your Golia ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Golia. 57% of Golia men worked as a Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Assembler
  • Painter
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid

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

Golia Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Golia. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Golia 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 650 immigration records available for the last name Golia. 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 329 military records available for the last name Golia. For the veterans among your Golia ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Golia Life Expectancy

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Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Golia life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Golia in 1959 was 40, and 89 in 2004.

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