Niemela Family History

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Niemela Name Meaning

Finnish (Niemelä): from niemi ‘peninsula’, ‘headland’ + the local suffix -la, either ornamental or a habitational name from a farm name. This surname occurs predominantly in western Finland.

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


Similar surnames: Niemi, Hietala, Kivela, Niebel, Kiesel, Nieblas, Siegel, Nebel

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Niemela Family Origin

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Niemela Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    100%

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In 1880, the most common Niemela occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Niemela's were Farmers.

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Niemela Historical Records

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Niemela Life Expectancy

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Famous Niemela Family

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)

Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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