Viola Name Meaning

Italian: from the female personal name Viola, from viola ‘violet’ (Latin viola). Catalan: probably from viola ‘fiddle’, ‘viol’, hence an occupational nickname for a viol player; otherwise a byname from viola ‘violet’.

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


Similar surnames: Vita, Pioli, Vida, Villa, Vilar, Vial, Vivolo, Sola, Paola, Viale

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Viola Family Origin

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Viola Family Occupations

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  • Tailor (Foreman)

    100%

In 1881, the most common Viola occupation in the UK was Tailor (Foreman). 100% of Viola's were Tailor (Foreman)s.

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Viola Life Expectancy

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Between 1954 and 2004, Viola life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Viola in 1954 was 39, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Viola

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