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Onla Family History

Onla Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Ola, Sala, Na, Vila, Mula, Bala, Oda, Lala, Vela, Cala

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Where is the Onla family from?

You can see how Onla families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Onla family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1911. The most Onla families were found in USA in 1840, and Canada in 1911. In 1840 there was 1 Onla family living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Onla's in USA. New York had the highest population of Onla families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Onla surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Onla ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 33 census records available for the last name Onla. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Onla census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2 immigration records available for the last name Onla. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Onla. For the veterans among your Onla ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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