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Jokinen Name Meaning

Finnish: variant of Joki ‘river’ + the common surname suffix -nen. In some instances Jokinen arose as a family name from the farm name Jokela. Later, during the name conversion movement of the 19th and early 20th centuries, it was widely adopted as an ornamental name by Finns, especailly as a replacement for Swedish surnames ending in -ström ‘river’.

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


Similar surnames: Makinen, Tuominen, Koskinen, Tolonen, Oien, Moline, Romine, Bohnen

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Jokinen Family Occupations

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Jokinen Life Expectancy

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Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Jokinen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Jokinen in 1947 was 46, and 79 in 2004.

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