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Medaglia Name Meaning

Southern Italian: according to Caracausi, a hypercorrected spelling of Meraglia, a variant of Miraglia, but possibly a metonymic occupational name for a medal maker, from Italian medaglia ‘medal’.

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


Similar surnames: Tenaglia, Melia, Treglia, Paglia, Miraglia, Neglia, Mallia, Moglia

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Medaglia Family Origin

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Medaglia Family Occupations

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Medaglia Historical Records

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Medaglia Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Medaglia life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Medaglia in 1956 was 40, and 74 in 2004.

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