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Lavelle Name Meaning

Irish: adopted as an English equivalent of Gaelic Ó Maoil Fhábhail ‘descendant of Maolfhábhail’, a personal name meaning ‘fond of movement or travel’. English: from the common French place name Laval, from Old French val ‘valley’. This is also a Huguenot name (with the same etymology), taken to England by Etienne-Abel Laval, a minister of the French church in Castle Street, London, around 1730.French: habitational name from Lavelle in Puy-de-Dôme or various other, smaller places so named.

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


Similar surnames: Lavalle, Lacelle, Lasalle, Lavallee, Capelle, Lasell, Saville, Halle

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Lavelle Family Origin

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Lavelle Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Laborer

    21%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Miner

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Lavelle family was Miner. The most common Lavelle occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Lavelle's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lavelle.

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