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Pietila Family History

Pietila Name Meaning
Finnish (Pietilä): habitational name from a farm named with the personal name Pieti (Finnish form of Peter) + the local ending -la. The surname occurs mainly in western and northern Finland, where it is first recorded in the 16th century.

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

16,196 Historical Documents with Pietila on Ancestry.com
5,192 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
370 Military Records
1,230 Immigration Records
1,500 Census and Voter Lists
7,904 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Pietila Families

  • Number of Pietila families
     8 - 13
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Pietila families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Pietila last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Pietila census records

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Pietila Family Origin

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Pietila Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Pietila

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Pietila Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Pietila census records

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Military Service by Pietila

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