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Hakala Family History

Hakala Name Meaning
Finnish: topographic or ornamental name from haka ‘pasture’, ‘paddock’ + the local suffix -la. Haka is a common element of Finnish place names. It was widely adopted as an ornamental surname during the name conversion movement in the 19th and early 20th centuries, especially in western Finland.

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

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9,502 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,622 Military Records
3,482 Immigration Records
3,759 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Hakala Families

  • Number of Hakala families
     32 - 62
     11 - 31
     1 - 10
     
    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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Hakala Family Origin

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Hakala Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Hakala

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Hakala Family Occupations

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Military Service by Hakala

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