Maijala Family History

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Maijala Name Meaning

topographic name from maja ‘cottage’, ‘hut’ + the local suffix -la. possibly also from the female name Maija, who would be the farm’s hostess (farmer’s wife), i.e. ‘Maija’s place’. Found chiefly in central and western Finland.

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


Similar surnames: Rajala, Hakala, Pakkala, Mattila, Wiitala, Annala, Karjala, Latvala

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Maijala Family Origin

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Maijala Family Occupations

What did your Maijala ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and House Work were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Maijala. 34% of Maijala men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Maijala women worked as a House Work. Some less common occupations for Americans named Maijala were Cook and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    34%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Lumberman Jack
    17%
  • Cook
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • House Work
    50%
  • Stenographer
    50%

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

Maijala Historical Records

What Maijala family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 298 census records available for the last name Maijala. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Maijala 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 186 immigration records available for the last name Maijala. 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 143 military records available for the last name Maijala. For the veterans among your Maijala ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Maijala Life Expectancy

What is the average Maijala lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Maijala life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Maijala in 1949 was 37, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Maijala

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