Koskela Family History

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Koskela Name Meaning

Finnish: ornamental name from koski ‘waterfall’, ‘rapids’ + the local suffix -la. In many cases it was probably adopted as an equivalent of Swedish Forström (see Forstrom), Grönfors, Stenfors, etc.

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


Similar surnames: Jokela, Korpela, Kivela, Kotila, Oswell, Kukla, Boswell, Kostka

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Koskela Family Occupations

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