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Hietala Name Meaning

Finnish: from hieta ‘sand’ + the local suffix -la, originally a habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads and villages so named, especially in western Finland; later, during the name conversion movement in the 19th and early 20th centuries, it was also adopted as an ornamental name, especially by Finns bearing Swedish names containing the element sand. It is now found throughout Finland.

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


Similar surnames: Rintala, Haapala, Hakala, Pietila, Hautala, Huhtala, Niemela, Hatala

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Hietala Family Occupations

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Hietala Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Hietala life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Hietala in 1952 was 34, and 85 in 2004.

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