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


Similar surnames: Davila, Vila, Avina, Villa, Vilar, Vela, Abila, Vilas, Aviles, Vida

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Avila Family Origin

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Avila Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Avila family was Farm Laborer. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Avila. The most common Avila occupation in the USA was Laborer. 31% of Avila's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    31%
  • Farmer

    27%
  • Keeping House

    15%
  • Farm Laborer

    12%

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Avila Historical Records

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Avila Life Expectancy

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Between 1942 and 2004, Avila life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Avila in 1942 was 37, and 70 in 2004.

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