Jarvela Family History

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Jarvela Name Meaning

Finnish (Järvelä): topographic name from järvi ‘lake’ + the local suffix -la. This was also commonly adopted as an ornamental name during the name conversion movement at the beginning of the twentieth century. It occurs throughout Finland.

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


Similar surnames: Savela, Kivela, Arola, Favela, Marvel, Varela, Parola, Havel, Wartell

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Jarvela Family Occupations

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Jarvela Historical Records

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Jarvela Life Expectancy

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Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Jarvela life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Jarvela in 1954 was 78, and 82 in 2004.

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