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Re: Possible Finnish names
Posted by: Karen L. Mackey (ID *****1624) Date: May 11, 2003 at 13:38:09
In Reply to: Possible Finnish names by Amy of 338

There can be many variations of Maki depending on whether they lived on top of the hill, the side of the hill, bottom of the hill, etc. My in-laws were Syrjamaki (side of the hill). However, be careful, as someone else has stated, when the families moved, they took the name of their landlord. In my families case, they were Karstala before moving to Syrjamaki's land.

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