Mahala Family History

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Mahala Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. In part, at least, of Finnish origin.

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

Similar surnames: Matava, Mahaley, Hatala, Mahady, Sakala, Mamula, Ahola, Rajala, Mahle

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Mahala Family Origin

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Mahala Family Occupations

What did your Mahala ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Mahala occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Mahala's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Mahala family was Railroad Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Of. W. Clk. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mahala.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Of. W. Clk.

  • Railroad Laborer


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Mahala ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Mahala Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Mahala. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mahala 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 142 immigration records available for the last name Mahala. 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 Card

There are 407 military records available for the last name Mahala. For the veterans among your Mahala ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mahala Life Expectancy

What is the average Mahala lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Mahala life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Mahala in 1957 was 53, and 66 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mahala 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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