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Padula Name Meaning

Southern Italian (Campania): habitational name from places called Padula, in Salerno and Teramo, Paduli in Benevento, or various other places, all named from a metathesized form of palude ‘swamp’. Polish (Padula): nickname for someone who was unsteady on his feet, from a derivative of padac ‘to fall down’.

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


Similar surnames: Pakula, Palla, Pala, Padua, Padilla, Paduch, Paul, Parola, Prada

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Padula Family Origin

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Padula Family Occupations

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Padula Historical Records

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Padula Life Expectancy

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Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Padula life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Padula in 1951 was 49, and 78 in 2004.

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