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Haapala Family History

Haapala Name Meaning
Finnish: from haapa ‘aspen’ + the local suffix -la. Originally it was a habitational name for someone living or working at a farmstead so named, but in other cases the surname was an ornamental adoption during the name conversion movement in the 19th and early 20th centuries. It occurs chiefly in western Finland.

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

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2,836 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
200 Military Records
1,064 Immigration Records
1,286 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Haapala Families

  • Number of Haapala families
     8 - 13
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Haapala Family Origin

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Haapala Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Haapala

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Haapala Family Occupations

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Military Service by Haapala

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