Savela Family History

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Savela Name Meaning

Finnish: habitational name from a farm named with savi ‘clay’ + the local suffix -la. Farms with this name are common throughout Finland. The surname occurs mostly in western and northern Finland.

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


Similar surnames: Jarvela, Savel, Kivela, Makela, Avelar, Favela, Sava, Tavel, Avena

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Savela Family Origin

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Savela Family Occupations

What did your Savela ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Savela occupation in the USA was Chopper. 100% of Savela's were Choppers.

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  • Chopper

    100%

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

Savela Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Savela. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Savela 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Savela. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Savela. For the veterans among your Savela ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Savela Life Expectancy

What is the average Savela lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Savela life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Savela in 1959 was 46, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Savela

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Savela 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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