Rajala Family History
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Rajala Name Meaning
Finnish: topographic name for someone living near a border, from raja ‘boundary’, ‘border’ + the local suffix -la, or an ornamental name from the same elements. The surname was first recorded in the 17th century, and was adopted during the name conversion movement of the 19th and early 20th centuries. It is common in central and western Finland.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Hakala, Rantala, Ojala, Maijala, Takala, Rajan, Hatala, Kujala