Lala Family History

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Lala Name Meaning

Indian (northern states): Hindu name (Bania, Kayasth), from Hindi lala, a term of respect, used especially for members of Vaisya and Kayasth communities; typically bankers, merchants, tradesmen, schoolmasters, and clerks. It is probably related to Lal. Southern Italian: from modern Greek Lalas; the frequency of the name in the parochial records of Piana degli Albanesi leads Caracausi to suggest it may have been taken to Italy by Albanian settlers.

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


Similar surnames: Lal, Bala, Cala, Sala, Vala, Lama, Kala, Lalla, Lata, Lana

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Lala Family Origin

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Lala Family Occupations

What did your Lala ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Cellarman and Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Lala. 20% of Lala men worked as a Cellarman and 20% of Lala women worked as a Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lala were Police Sergeantretir and Housekeeper Apprentment Hos

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Cellarman
    20%
  • Cook
    20%
  • Door Porter Casual Waiter
    20%
  • Police Sergeantretir
    20%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Domestic Duties
    20%
  • General Domestic Service
    20%
  • Householder
    20%
  • Housekeeper Apprentment Hos
    20%

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

Lala Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Lala. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lala 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Lala. 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 908 military records available for the last name Lala. For the veterans among your Lala ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lala Life Expectancy

What is the average Lala lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Lala life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Lala in 1958 was 52, and 89 in 2004.

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