Hakala Family History
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Hakala Name Meaning
Finnish: topographic or ornamental name from haka ‘pasture’, ‘paddock’ + the local suffix -la. Haka is a common element of Finnish place names. It was widely adopted as an ornamental surname during the name conversion movement in the 19th and early 20th centuries, especially in western Finland.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press