Savela Family History

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Savela Name Meaning

Finnish: habitational name from a farm named with savi ‘clay’ + the local suffix -la. Farms with this name are common throughout Finland. The surname occurs mostly in western and northern Finland.

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

Similar surnames: Jarvela, Savel, Kivela, Makela, Avelar, Favela, Sava, Tavel, Avena

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Savela Family Origin

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Savela Family Occupations

What did your Savela ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Savela.

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Savela Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Savela. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Savela 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 480 immigration records available for the last name Savela. 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 189 military records available for the last name Savela. For the veterans among your Savela ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Savela Life Expectancy

What is the average Savela lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Savela life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Savela in 1959 was 46, and 79 in 2004.

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