Jokela Family History

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Jokela Name Meaning

Finnish: from joki ‘river’ + the local suffix -la, originally a habitational name from any of various farmsteads named for their riverside location. During the name conversion movement from Swedish in the 19th and early 20th centuries, it was adopted as a replacement by Finns with Swedish surnames, especially those containing Swedish ström ‘river’.

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


Similar surnames: Koskela, Kotila, Makela, Kell, Rosell, Rodela, Morera, Kula, Morea

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Jokela Family Origin

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Jokela Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    100%

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In 1880, the most common Jokela occupation in the USA was Laborer. 100% of Jokela's were Laborers.

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Jokela Historical Records

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Jokela Life Expectancy

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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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