Last name: COLVILLE

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COLVILLE : This last name is indexed 43,991 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

COLVILLE : English and Scottish (of Norman origin): habitational name from Colleville in Seine-Maritime France named with the Scandinavian personal name Koli (see Cole 2) + Old French ville ‘settlement village’. The Scottish branch of the family were descended from Philip de Colville who came to Scotland as a household knight of kings Malcolm IV (1153–65) and William ‘the Lion’ (1165–1214).

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