Hietala Family History

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Hietala Name Meaning

Finnish: from hieta ‘sand’ + the local suffix -la, originally a habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads and villages so named, especially in western Finland; later, during the name conversion movement in the 19th and early 20th centuries, it was also adopted as an ornamental name, especially by Finns bearing Swedish names containing the element sand. It is now found throughout Finland.

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

Similar surnames: Rintala, Haapala, Hakala, Pietila, Hautala, Huhtala, Niemela, Hatala

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Hietala Family Origin

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Hietala Family Occupations

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In 1939, Roadstane Quarryman Heavy Work and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Hietala.

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Roadstane Quarryman Heavy Work

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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

Hietala Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Hietala. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hietala 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Hietala. 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 371 military records available for the last name Hietala. For the veterans among your Hietala ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hietala Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Hietala life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Hietala in 1952 was 34, and 85 in 2004.

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