Romansh Submitted Surnames
are used by the Romansh people of eastern Switzerland.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
From Latin accola
‘neighbor’, ‘inhabitant’ (from Latin accolere
'to live near'). Accola
also meant 'tenant' or 'farmer' in Medieval Latin, which is likely the definition of the word that this name comes from.
From the Romansh surname prefix Ca
and the given name Peder
, which is the Scandinavian (and apparently also Romansh) form of Peter