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Heikkila Family History

Heikkila Name Meaning
Finnish (Heikkilä): from the personal name Heikki (derived from German Heinrich; see Henry) + the local ending -la, denoting someone from a household headed by someone called Heikki. This personal name was very popular during the Middle Ages, St. Henry being the patron saint of Finland.

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

28,736 Historical Documents with Heikkila on Ancestry.com
9,196 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
868 Military Records
3,036 Immigration Records
3,165 Census and Voter Lists
12,471 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Heikkila Families

  • Number of Heikkila families
     22 - 42
     8 - 21
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Heikkila last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Heikkila census records

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Heikkila Family Origin

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Heikkila Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Heikkila

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Heikkila Family Occupations

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Military Service by Heikkila

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