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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Haapala

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From haapa (“aspen”) +‎ -la.

  1. A surname​.
  2. Any of a number of small places in Finland.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Haapala

Tuomas Haapala is a soccer player for the Tampere United, FC Lahti, MYPA, Manchester City F.C., Sandefjord Fotball, Helsingin Jalkapalloklubi, and Finland national football team. Tuomas was born on April 20th, 1979 in Lahti.


Arto was born in 1959.


Henrik Haapala is a hockey player for the Tappara in the Liiga. He was most prominent from 2012 to present. Henrik was born on February 28th, 1994 in Lempäälä.


Eero was born on July 10th, 1989 in Jalasjärvi, Finland.


Hilja was given the name Hilja Dagmar Janhonen on January 14th, 1877 in Jyväskylä. She passed away on August 26th, 1958.


Arttu Haapala is an athlete for the JS Hercules.


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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Haapala U.S.
  White 93.77% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 2.62% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.48% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.64% 16.26%

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People with the last name Haapala are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Haapala

  • How Popular is the name Haapala? As a last name Haapala was the 36,630th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Haapala? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Haapala was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Haapala: Your name in reverse order is Alapaah. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ahaaapl. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Haapala? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 610 people with the last name Haapala.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Haapala? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Haapala as their last name since less than 1 person in 476k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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