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Villanova Name Meaning

Italian: habitational name from any of the numerous places so called, from Latin villa nova ‘new settlement’, as for example Villanova del Battista (Avellino), Villanova Del Ghebbo and Villanova Marchesanda (Rovigo), Villanova di Camposampiero (Padua), Villanova d’Albenga (Savona). Spanish: Castilianized spelling of Catalan and Galician Vilanova (see Villaneuva). However, the lack of associated Spanish forenames indicates that this source has not contributed greatly to the American surname.

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


Similar surnames: Villanueva, Villamor, Villar, Villarreal, Villa, Villalba, Villeneuve

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Villanova Family Origin

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Villanova Family Occupations

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Villanova Historical Records

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Villanova Life Expectancy

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Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Villanova life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Villanova in 1949 was 34, and 80 in 2004.

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