Rolla Name Meaning

Italian: origin uncertain; perhaps from a feminine form of an unattested male personal name Rollo, of Germanic origin. German: nickname for a farmer, from Sorbian rola ‘cultivated field’.

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


Similar surnames: Rolli, Roll, Bolla, Colla, Rella, Golla, Rollo, Molla, Kroll, Halla

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Rolla Family Origin

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Rolla Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    33%
  • Mariner

    33%
  • Retired Tea Merchant

    33%

In 1881, the most common Rolla occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 33% of Rolla's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Rolla family was Retired Tea Merchant. Agricultural Labourer and Mariner were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Rolla.

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Rolla Historical Records

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Rolla Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, Rolla life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Rolla in 1952 was 47, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rolla

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