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Origin and popularity of the name AVELLA

Origin

Avella : 1: Italian: habitational name from a place called Avella in Avellino province Campania named Abella in Latin.2: Catalan (mainly Majorca; Avellà): derivative of the Latin personal name Abellius + the placename suffix -anus or a topographic name from avellà ‘hazel’.3: Spanish: variant of Abella.

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Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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Geographic distribution of the 8,414 individuals with the name AVELLA on Geneanet.

 

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    (456 individuals)
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    (274 individuals)
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    (202 individuals)

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    Variants of name AVELLA

    AVELA