Makela Family History

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Makela Name Meaning

Finnish (Mäkelä): ornamental name from mäki ‘hill’ + the local suffix -la.

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


Similar surnames: Hakala, Jokela, Savela, Takala, Hakola, Manella, Masella, Sakala

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Makela Family Origin

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Makela Family Occupations

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