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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Avella

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  • A submission from Germany says the name Avella means "Light in the darkness" and is of Unknown origin.

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Alt. Meaning

A is for advantage, for you are blessed with many.

V is for valor, your strength.

E is for expert, in your chosen career

L is for love, your love of life!

L is for little, the little things you do.

A is for approachable, constantly meeting new people

Notable Persons With the Last Name Avella

Tony Avella is a Member of the New York City Council from the 19th District and Member of theNew York City Councilfrom the 19th District. Tony was born on October 27th, 1951 in Astoria, Queens.


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Popularity of Avella as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Avella U.S.
  White 70.74% 64.26%
  African American 1.48% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.48% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 25.91% 16.26%

Of Last Name Avella

People with the last name Avella are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Avella

  • How Popular is the name Avella? Avella is the 50,680th most popular name of all time. As a last name Avella was the 31,150th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Avella have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 40 babies born with the first name Avella in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Avella? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1962 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Avella first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Avella is Tuesday, August 31st, 1886.
  • What year had the most people named Avella born? The highest recorded use of the first name Avella was in 2013 with a total of 8 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Avella: Your name in reverse order is Alleva. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Alveal. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Avella? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 745 people with the last name Avella.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Avella? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Avella as their last name since less than 1 person in 400k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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