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Hietala Family History

Hietala Name Meaning
Finnish: from hieta ‘sand’ + the local suffix -la, originally a habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads and villages so named, especially in western Finland; later, during the name conversion movement in the 19th and early 20th centuries, it was also adopted as an ornamental name, especially by Finns bearing Swedish names containing the element sand. It is now found throughout Finland.

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

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347 Military Records
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Name Distribution of Hietala Families

  • Number of Hietala families
     17 - 31
     6 - 16
     1 - 5
     
    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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Hietala Family Origin

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Hietala Immigration Information

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Hietala Family Occupations

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