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Haapala Name Meaning

Finnish: from haapa ‘aspen’ + the local suffix -la. Originally it was a habitational name for someone living or working at a farmstead so named, but in other cases the surname was an ornamental adoption during the name conversion movement in the 19th and early 20th centuries. It occurs chiefly in western Finland.

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


Similar surnames: Hakala, Hietala, Rajala, Hautala, Saarela, Halla, Hakola, Hannula

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Haapala Family Origin

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Haapala Family Occupations

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Haapala Life Expectancy

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Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Haapala life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Haapala in 1961 was 49, and 52 in 2004.

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