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Villanueva Family History

Villanueva Name Meaning
habitational name from any of the numerous places named Villanueva, from Spanish villa ‘(outlying) farmstead’, ‘(dependent) settlement’ + nueva (feminine) ‘new’ (Latin nova).Castilianized spelling of Catalan and Galician Vilanova, a habitational name from a frequent place name, of the same derivation as 1 above.

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

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323,008 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
4,612 Military Records
17,045 Immigration Records
36,082 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Villanueva Families

  • Number of Villanueva families
     51 - 99
     18 - 50
     1 - 17
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Villanueva families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Villanueva last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Villanueva Family Origin

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Villanueva Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Villanueva

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Villanueva Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Villanueva Civil War Service Records

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