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Heikkila Name Meaning

Finnish (Heikkilä): from the personal name Heikki (derived from German Heinrich; see Henry) + the local ending -la, denoting someone from a household headed by someone called Heikki. This personal name was very popular during the Middle Ages, St. Henry being the patron saint of Finland.

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


Similar surnames: Erkkila, Heinrich, Mikkola, Pietila, Hietala, Eskola, Heikkinen

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Heikkila Family Origin

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Heikkila Family Occupations

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Heikkila Historical Records

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Passenger List

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Heikkila Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Heikkila life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Heikkila in 1945 was 27, and 68 in 2004.

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