Avena Name Meaning

Spanish and Italian: metonymic occupational name for a grain grower or merchant, from avena ‘oats’, ‘oatmeal’ (Latin avena). Italian: habitational name from a place in Calabria called Avena.

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


Similar surnames: Aven, Aveni, Arena, Vena, Tena, Taverna, Cadena, Tavera, Ave, Vera

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Avena Family Occupations

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