Hakala Family History

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Hakala Name Meaning

Finnish: topographic or ornamental name from haka ‘pasture’, ‘paddock’ + the local suffix -la. Haka is a common element of Finnish place names. It was widely adopted as an ornamental surname during the name conversion movement in the 19th and early 20th centuries, especially in western Finland.

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

Similar surnames: Rajala, Takala, Haapala, Halla, Hakola, Hatala, Pakkala, Hautala

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Hakala Family Origin

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Hakala Family Occupations

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In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hakala. 20% of Hakala men worked as a Laborer and 7% of Hakala women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hakala were Carpenter and Bookkeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Miner
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
  • Clerk
  • Cook
  • Bookkeeper

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

Hakala Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hakala. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hakala census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Hakala. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Hakala. For the veterans among your Hakala ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hakala Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Hakala life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Hakala in 1955 was 45, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hakala

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