Last name: LAVELLE

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All you have to know about the last name LAVELLE

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LAVELLE : This last name is indexed 29,258 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

LAVELLE : 1: Irish: French-influenced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Maoil Fhábhail ‘descendant of Maolfhábhail’ a personal name meaning ‘fond of movement or travel’.2: French: habitational name from any of the places called Lavelle (e.g. in Puy-de-Dôme) or La Velle (e.g. in Saône-et-Loire) all named with a regional variant of Old French ville ‘farmstead estate’ (from Latin villa). Compare Leavell Leavelle and Level.3: Altered form of French Lavallée ‘the valley’ (see Lavallee).

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