Pietila Family History

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Pietila Name Meaning

Finnish (Pietilä): habitational name from a farm named with the personal name Pieti (Finnish form of Peter) + the local ending -la. The surname occurs mainly in western and northern Finland, where it is first recorded in the 16th century.

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

Similar surnames: Hietala, Pesola, Anttila, Niemela, Perala, Mattila, Ketola, Kotila

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Pietila Family Origin

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Pietila Family Occupations

What did your Pietila ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and House Work were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Pietila. 19% of Pietila men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Pietila women worked as a House Work. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pietila were Farm Work and Bookkeeper Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Carpenter
  • Farm Work

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • House Work
  • Housekeeper
  • Bookkeeper
  • Bookkeeper Stenographer

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

Pietila Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Pietila. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pietila 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 Pietila. 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 373 military records available for the last name Pietila. For the veterans among your Pietila ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pietila Life Expectancy

What is the average Pietila lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Pietila life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Pietila in 1949 was 35, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pietila

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pietila ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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