Rua Family History
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Rua Name Meaning
Galician (Rúa): habitational name from any of the numerous places in Galicia so named, from rua ‘street’. Italian: when not of Spanish origin, a topographic name from Sicilian ruga ‘road’, or a habitational name from any of various places named Rua, as for example the locality so named in San Pietro di Feletto in Teviso province. The form Ruà, typical of Piedmont, relates to a district of Pragelato in Torino province or to Ruà del Prato in Dronero, Cuneo province.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press