Submitted Surname Revision History

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5/11/2015, 8:27 AM Frollein Gladys move from given name to surname
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1/27/2011, 10:20 AM ArcticSnowgirl

Name Avena
Type Surname (from occupation)
Edit Status Statusnot set

Meaning & History

A traditionally Spanish and Italian occupational surname for a "grain grower or merchant", or the Italian habitation surname for Avena, Calabria. Means "oats". From the Latin avēna meaning 'oats, wild oats, straw'.
Added 1/27/2011 by ArcticSnowgirl