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Lassila Name Meaning

Finnish: habitational name from farms so named from the personal name Lassi (from Swedish Lars an equivalent of Lawrence ) + the locative suffix -la thus referring to ‘Lassi's farm’. Established as a hereditary surname since the 19th century especially in Ostrobothnia and in northern and southern Finland.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Laurila, Mattila, Laskin, Laszlo, Lail, La Spina, Lasota, La Sala

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Where is the Lassila family from?

You can see how Lassila families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lassila family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Lassila families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 18 Lassila families living in Michigan. This was about 33% of all the recorded Lassila's in USA. Michigan had the highest population of Lassila families in 1920.
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What did your Lassila ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Lassila. 42% of Lassila men worked as a Laborer and 67% of Lassila women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lassila were Logger and Stenographer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Miner
  • Logger

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Stenographer
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Lassila. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 312 military records available for the last name Lassila. For the veterans among your Lassila ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lassila lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Lassila life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Lassila in 1957 was 32, and 78 in 2004.

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