Eeli Arne Järvelä

12 October 1914–2 February 2002 (Age 87)
Haukipudas, Oulu, Finland

The Life of Eeli Arne

When Eeli Arne Järvelä was born on 12 October 1914, in Haukipudas, Oulu, Finland, his father, Eeli Järvelä, was 28 and his mother, Hilda Alina Uitto, was 24. He died on 2 February 2002, in Köping, Västmanland, Sweden, at the age of 87.

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Family Time Line

Eeli Järvelä
Hilda Alina Uitto
Heino Armas Aabram Järvelä
Eeli Arne Järvelä
Kaarlo Sulo Aadolf Järvelä

Parents and Siblings


    Hilda Alina Uitto




    Heino Armas Aabram Järvelä



    Kaarlo Sulo Aadolf Järvelä


World Events (8)


Age 3

The Russian Revolution allows Finland to declare its independence.

Age 4

Civil War in Finland. A bitter and violent civil war ensues between Bolsheviks (Red Guards) and the right-wing government (White Guards). The Whites are led to victory by General Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim.

Age 25

World War II. Outbreak of World War II. Finland declares its neutrality. In November the Soviet Union invades. The Winter War begins.

Name Meaning

Finnish (Järvelä): topographic name from järvi ‘lake’ + the local suffix -la. This was also commonly adopted as an ornamental name during the name conversion movement at the beginning of the twentieth century. It occurs throughout Finland.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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