Rella Family History

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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

What did your Rella ancestors do for a living?

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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  • Candy Maker

    33%
  • Laborer

    33%
  • Wagoner

    33%

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Rella ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Rella Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rella. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rella 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Rella. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Rella. For the veterans among your Rella ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rella Life Expectancy

What is the average Rella lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rella

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rella ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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