Avena Name Meaning

Spanish and Italian: metonymic occupational name for a grain grower or merchant, from avena ‘oats’, ‘oatmeal’ (Latin avena). Italian: habitational name from a place in Calabria called Avena.

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


Similar surnames: Aven, Aveni, Arena, Vena, Tena, Taverna, Cadena, Tavera, Ave, Vera

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Avena Family Occupations

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Between 1958 and 2004, Avena life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Avena in 1958 was 50, and 81 in 2004.

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