Wirkkala Family History

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Wirkkala Name Meaning

Finnish (Virkkala): habitational name from a farm named with the personal name Virkki, Finnish form of Latin Virgilius (see Virgil) + the local suffix -la. This name is found chiefly in Ostrobothnia.

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


Similar surnames: Erkkila, Wiitala, Mikkola, Pakkala, Rajala, Heikkila, Honkala

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Wirkkala Family Origin

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Wirkkala Family Occupations

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Wirkkala Historical Records

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Wirkkala Life Expectancy

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Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Wirkkala life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Wirkkala in 1946 was 43, and 83 in 2004.

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