Smola Name Meaning

Czech and Slovak, Polish (Smola), and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a distiller of pitch, from Czech smola, smula, Polish smola, eastern Slavic smola ‘pitch’. In Czech this is also a nickname for someone with dark hair and for an unlucky person.

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


Similar surnames: Smolka, Smolar, Smolin, Skala, Sola, Smolak, Smoot, Smock, Solar

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Smola Family Origin

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Smola Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Brick Mason

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Housekeeper

    8%

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In 1880, Farmer, Brick Mason and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Smola. The most common Smola occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Smola's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Smola family was Housekeeper.

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Smola Historical Records

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Smola Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1959 and 2004, Smola life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Smola in 1959 was 48, and 88 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Smola

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