Smola Family History

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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

What did your Smola ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Smola. 21% of Smola men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Smola women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Smola were Truck Driver and Seamstress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Machinist
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Maid
  • Laundress
  • Seamstress

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

Smola Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Smola Life Expectancy

What is the average Smola lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Smola 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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