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Kantola Name Meaning

Finnish: from kanto, kanta ‘stump’, ‘base’ + the local suffix -la, applied originally as a topographic name or a habitational name from a farm so named. Later, during the name conversion movement of the 19th and early 20th centuries, it was adopted as an ornamental name by Finns bearing Swedish surnames.

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


Similar surnames: Rantala, Mantyla, Ketola, Kotila, Anttila, Arola, Kastl, Parola

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Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Kantola life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Kantola in 1959 was 48, and 58 in 2004.

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