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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Altavilla


Altavilla is specific to the south, very common in Puglia, especially in Brindisi, Naples, Avellino, Messina and Palermo, it should derive from the many toponyms containing the root Altavilla, such as Altavilla Irpina (AV), Altavilla Milicia (PA) or Altavilla Silentina (SA), a connection with the Norman family of the Hauteville (Altavilla) is possible only in very rare cases.

Bibliographic source' "L'origine dei cognomi Italianim storia ed etimologia" di E. Rossoni disponibile online su: https://archive.org/

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Heraldic Search Last name: Altavilla

Variations Last name: Autavilla,Hauteville,Auteville
Nobles: Italia - Francia (Regno Di Sicilia)
Nobility: Nobili - Baroni - Conti - Duchi - Casa Imperiale
Language of the text: Italiano

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