Avalo History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Avalo family
The surname Avalo was first found in northern Spain at Abalos, in the province of Logrono. Etymologists note the name signifies a "native of Abalos" and the progenitor was someone who hailed from that location. The place name Abalos is, in turn, derived from the Basque article "a" signifying "the" and the Germanic term "bald", meaning "bold" or "daring", together with the plural form "s". Together, the place name Abalos could be interpreted as "the place of the bold". It is generally thought that the surname Avalo had its beginning with a Visigoth family of this name that established itself in Spain during the Gothic invasion in the fifth century.
Descendants of this family migrated to Aragon, and from there to Andalucia, in order to fight in the Reconquista. They were the marquis de Pescara. Alfonso I of Aragon branched firstly to Castile, and thence to Naples in Italy in the 15th century.
Early History of the Avalo family
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Avalo Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Avalos, Avallos, Abalos, Abbalos and others.
Early Notables of the Avalo family (pre 1700)
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Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Avalo Settlers in United States in the 19th Century