Scala Family History
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Scala Name Meaning
Italian and Greek (Skalas): habitational or topographic name from any of various places named with scala ‘ladder’, ‘steps’, ‘wharf’. In Greece this is especially common as the name of a settlement by the seashore, often with the main settlement on higher ground above. Elsewhere, especially in Italy, it also denotes a stepped or terraced landscape, as for example Scala in Salerno province, Scala Coeli in Cosenza, or the district so named in Torregrotta, in Messina province, Sicily. Jewish: variant spelling of Skala.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Sala, Scalia, Scali, Cala, Skala, Sava, Sciara, Scola, Calla, Calo