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Mahala Family History

Mahala Name Meaning
Origin unidentified. In part, at least, of Finnish origin. dktent; 1881 census has 0. Said in one source to be Cherokee.

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

23,010 Historical Documents with Mahala on Ancestry.com
4,215 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
402 Military Records
136 Immigration Records
1,385 Census and Voter Lists
16,872 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Mahala Families

  • Number of Mahala families
     8 - 14
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Mahala families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Mahala last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Mahala census records

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Mahala Family Origin

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Mahala Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Mahala

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Mahala Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Mahala census records

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Mahala Civil War Service Records

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