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Subject: Re: Mariola
Author: Kalle   (guest,
Date: July 19, 2002 at 8:29:59 AM
Reply to: Mariola by Angela
If that is a surname and has any Finnish connection, then it would mean a house or a place with plenty of berries. It would have been spelt originally Marjala or Marjola and the j could have changed to i because of the closer pronunciation. (Marja, marjo- = berry, -la = a place, homestead by...)

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