Vilas Family History
Vilas Name Meaning
Galician and Portuguese: habitational name from any of numerous places called Vilas i.e. with plural of Vila . Catalan (Vilàs): variant of Vilars from the plural of vilar a derivative of vila ‘village small town’ (see Vila ). Catalan: possibly also a Castilianized form of Viles . Czech (Vilaš): from a pet form of the personal name Vilém Czech form of Wilhelm (see William ).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022