D'aurevalle

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Type Surname (from location)
Other Forms Formsd'Aurivalle

Meaning & History

This medieval surname literally means "from Aurevalle". Aurevalle can refer to any of the three French communes that are nowadays known by the more modern spelling Orival. All of them ultimately derive their name from Latin aurea vallis meaning "golden vale" or "golden valley".
Added 2/1/2012 by Lucille
Edited 2/1/2012 by Lucille