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Avila Family History

Avila Name Meaning
Spanish (Ávila): habitational name from Ávila in old Castile. Its name, first recorded in the Latin forms Avela and Abulia, is of unknown derivation and meaning.Portuguese and Galician: from Davila, a topographic name for someone from a town or village, da vila, reinterpreted as d’Avila.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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7,143 Military Records
21,325 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Avila Families

  • Number of Avila families
     115 - 228
     39 - 114
     1 - 38
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Avila families
     5 - 8
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Avila last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Avila census records

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Avila Family Origin

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Avila Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Avila

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Avila Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Avila census records

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Avila Civil War Service Records

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