Villa Name Meaning

Asturian-Leonese and Spanish: habitational name from any of the places (mainly in Asturies) called Villa, from villa ‘(outlying) farmstead’, ‘(dependent) settlement’, or from any of the numerous places named with this word as the first element. Italian: topographic name for someone who lived in a village as opposed to an isolated farmhouse, or in a town as opposed to the countryside, from Latin villa ‘country house’, ‘estate’, later used to denote of a group of houses forming a settlement and in some dialects to denote the most important area or center of a settlement, or a habitational name from any of various places named with this word.

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


Similar surnames: Villar, Vila, Villas, Pilla, Gill, Valla, Lilly, Vigna, Pill, Billy

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Villa Family Origin

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Villa Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Miner

    10%
  • Butcher

    6%

In 1880, the most common Villa occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Villa's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Villa. A less common occupation for the Villa family was Butcher.

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Villa Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Villa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Villa in 1942 was 40, and 70 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Villa

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