Parrilla Family History

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Parrilla Name Meaning

Spanish: from a diminutive of Parra; probably a habitational name from one of the places in southern Spain called Parrilla. Italian (Calabria): from the feminine form of Parrillo or from parrilla ‘titmouse’, ‘long-tailed tit’ (a small bird), hence a nickname, perhaps for a small, lively, talkative person, though Fucilla refers to a Calabrian idiom, ‘the titmouse has sung to him’, indicating a person who has become rich.

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

Similar surnames: Parrella, Parola, Parrillo, Parrilli, Zorrilla, Portilla, Carrillo

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Parrilla Family Origin

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Parrilla Family Occupations

What did your Parrilla ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Labrador and Cocinera were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Parrilla. 28% of Parrilla men worked as a Labrador and 30% of Parrilla women worked as a Cocinera. Some less common occupations for Americans named Parrilla were Propietario and Grade Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Labrador
  • Jornalero
  • Chauffeur
  • Propietario

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Cocinera
  • Jornalero
  • Domstica
  • Grade Teacher

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

Parrilla Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Parrilla. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Parrilla 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 Parrilla. 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 709 military records available for the last name Parrilla. For the veterans among your Parrilla ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Parrilla Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Parrilla life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Parrilla in 1958 was 60, and 75 in 2004.

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