Parola Family History
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Parola Name Meaning
from parola ‘word’, ‘talk’, a nickname for a gossip or talkative person. shortened form of Calabrian Bomparola, a compound name composed of the elements buona ‘good’ + parola ‘word’, applied as a nickname for an honorable, trustworthy person, or as a personal name. from parola, which means ‘kettle’ in the dialect of Cremona, ‘bucket’ in that of Modena, hence probably a metonymic occupational name for someone whose work involved the use of such containers, as for example a kitchen scullion. possibly also a habitational name from Parola, a locality of Fidenza in Parma.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Pala, Palla, Paola, Karol, Harold, Spatola, Marolt, Pakula, Perla