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Hatala Name Meaning

Finnish (Hätälä): of uncertain origin; perhaps from a nickname based on hätä ‘hurry’, ‘scurry’ + the local suffix -la. Alternatively, the element hätä may be derived from a foreign personal name.

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


Similar surnames: Hakala, Hautala, Hakola, Hietala, Rantala, Huhtala, Rajala, Latvala

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Where is the Hatala family from?

You can see how Hatala families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hatala family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Hatala families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 7 Hatala families living in London. This was 100% of all the recorded Hatala's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Hatala families in 1891.
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What did your Hatala ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hatala. 25% of Hatala men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Hatala women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hatala were Inspector and Auto Mechanic. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    25%
  • New Worker
    12%
  • Farmer
    11%
  • Inspector
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    25%
  • Checker
    13%
  • Winder
    13%
  • Auto Mechanic
    13%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Hatala. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 576 military records available for the last name Hatala. For the veterans among your Hatala ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hatala lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Hatala life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Hatala in 1949 was 32, and 80 in 2004.

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