Rella Name Meaning

Italian: from a pet form (with the ending -ella) of a personal name ending in -ro, all other trace of which has been lost. Greek: reduced form of Rellas or Rellakis, an occupational name for an embroiderer, a derivative of Greek reli ‘hem’, ‘border’, from Italian reglio.

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


Similar surnames: Pella, Bella, Sella, Grella, Rolla, Tella, Lello, Palla, Perla, Recla

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Rella Family Origin

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Rella Family Occupations

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  • Candy Maker

    33%
  • Laborer

    33%
  • Wagoner

    33%

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In 1880, the most common Rella occupation in the USA was Candy Maker. 33% of Rella's were Candy Makers. A less common occupation for the Rella family was Wagoner. Candy Maker and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Rella.

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Rella Historical Records

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Rella Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1956 and 2004, Rella life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Rella in 1956 was 37, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rella

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