Padula Family History
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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