Kotala Family History
Kotala Surname History
This Kotala origins and history page contains the accumulated history of the Kotala last name made up of user-submitted content from other users interested in the Kotala family. Kotala family history has a complex evolution of which the particulars can be pieced together by Kotala family researchers. The last name Kotala is an old family line that has migrated all across the world over the centuries, and as the Kotala family has spread, it has evolved making its history tricky to unearth.
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The evolution of Kotala starts with the origins of thefamily name. Even in the earliest days of a name there have been changes in that name simply because family names were infrequently written down at that stage in history.
It was commonplace for a surname to change as it enters a new country or language. As families, tribes, and clans emigrated between countries, the Kotala name may have changed with them. Kotala ancestors have travelled across various regions all throughout history.
Kotala country of origin
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The nationality of Kotala can be complicated to determine in cases which countries change over time, making the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Kotala may be difficult to determine as result of whether the name came about organically and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of surnames that come from professions, which can appear in multiple places independently (such as the family name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy).
Meaning of the last name Kotala
In Finland, the family name Kotala comes from the Finnish language "kota", meaning the tent or tii-pii for living, originally mainly used by the Lapland Sami people. There are also other family names utilizing the word "kota", for example one family from eastern Lapland recorded from the early 16th century. Their original family name was "Kalliskota", a nickname given by a visitor. Family later changed their name to "Kotala", which is more common in Finland.
- Edward J Kotala 1930 - 1990
- Emil G Kotala 1917 - 1990
- Robert James Kotala 1929 - 2008
- Albert Kotala 1933 - 2011
- Yarko Kotala 1903 - 1997
- Martha Kotala 1911 - 1990
- Anna J Kotala 1912 - 2008
- Sylvia M Kotala 1907 - 1988
- James Kotala 1888 - 1976
- Sorja M Kotala 1907 - 1996
- Carl Kotala 1899 - 1975
- Rose M Kotala 1918 - 2005
- Frank Kotala 1904 - 1990
- Britha Kotala 1883 - 1964
- Anna Kotala 1908 - 1977
- John J Kotala 1931 - 2009
- Stella Kotala 1908 - 1992
- Elizabeth Kotala 1910 - 1981
- Joan C Kotala 1934 - 2008
- John Kotala 1893 - 1976
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Famous people named Kotala
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Kotala
Family name Kotala is connected to several ethnicities, most commonly it is known from Hungary or Polish area. There is a separate family name tradition of Kotala in Finland, where there are at least two different family trees named Kotala, not genetically related to each other. Finnish Kotala families have no direct genealogy history with Hungarian Kotalas, although Hungarians have some common ancestry with Finns. The name "Kotala" is derived from a Finnish word "kota", meaning the tent or hut for living in Lapland. Word "koti" means also home.
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Kotala spelling variations
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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Kotala were written down based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in court, church, and government records. This could have led to misspellings of Kotala. Knowing misspellings and alternate spellings of the Kotala family name are important to understanding the history of the name. Family names like Kotala change in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across villages, family branches, and countries across time.