Patella Family History

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Patella Name Meaning

possibly from patella ‘limpet’, and hence a metonymic occupational name for someone who collected shell fish, or a nickname for a tenacious or withdrawn person. nickname or metonymic occupational name from a variant of patella ‘porringer’, ‘frying pan’. In this sense, it is also found as a Greek name.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Parella, Palla, Abella, Capella, Stella, Tavella, Padilla, Pella

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Patella Family Origin

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Patella Family Occupations

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Patella Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Patella Life Expectancy

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Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Patella life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Patella in 1964 was 73, and 89 in 2004.

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