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Kantola Family History

Kantola Name Meaning
Finnish: from kanto, kanta ‘stump’, ‘base’ + the local suffix -la, applied originally as a topographic name or a habitational name from a farm so named. Later, during the name conversion movement of the 19th and early 20th centuries, it was adopted as an ornamental name by Finns bearing Swedish surnames.

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

7,057 Historical Documents with Kantola on Ancestry.com
2,653 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
193 Military Records
663 Immigration Records
1,110 Census and Voter Lists
2,438 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Kantola Families

  • Number of Kantola families
     7 - 12
     3 - 6
     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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Kantola Family Origin

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Kantola Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Kantola

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Kantola Family Occupations

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Military Service by Kantola

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