Avila History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

The Avila surname is a Portuguese and Galician name from Davila, meaning "from a town or village."

Early Origins of the Avila family

The surname Avila was first found in the Spanish town of Avila.

Important Dates for the Avila family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Avila research. Another 31 words (2 lines of text) covering the years 1500, 1569, and 1894 are included under the topic Early Avila History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Avila Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: D'Avilla, Da Villa, D'Avila, Devilla, Davilla, De Villa, Avila, Avilla, Villa and many more.

Early Notables of the Avila family (pre 1700)

Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Avila Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Avila migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Avila Settlers in United States in the 16th Century
  • Cristóbal de Avila, to America in 1513
  • Toribio de Avila, to America in 1514
  • Francisco de Avila, to New Spain in 1515
  • Miguel de Avila, to America in 1526
  • Alonso de Avila, to Cartagena in 1534
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Avila (post 1700)

  • Joaquin Avila (d. 2018), Mexican American voting rights attorney and activist from Compton, California
  • Roberto "Bobby" Francisco Ávila González (1924-2004), American Major League Baseball second baseman
  • Eric Humberto Avila (b. 1987), American soccer player
  • Alexander Thomas Avila (b. 1987), American Major League Baseball catcher
  • Sabas Avila, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2004 [1]
  • Rick Avila, American politician, Candidate for Mayor of San Bernardino, California, 2013 [1]
  • John Avila, American politician, Candidate for Mayor of Pomona, California, 2000 [1]
  • Arthur D. Avila, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1972 [1]
  • Anatalia R. Avila, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2000 [1]
  • Alberto Villalta Ávila (b. 1947), Salvadorian retired football player
  • ... (Another 4 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations

  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 6) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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