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Pakkala Name Meaning

Finnish: topographic name from pakka ‘hill’ (a derivative of Swedish backe) + the local suffix -la. This name is found mainly in western Finland.

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


Similar surnames: Hakala, Takala, Rajala, Latvala, Haapala, Perala, Honkala, Wirkkala

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Pakkala Family Origin

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Pakkala Family Occupations

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Pakkala Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Pakkala Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Pakkala life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Pakkala in 1962 was 79, and 72 in 2004.

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