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Updated June 9, 2019

How Popular Is The Name Badia

Family name origins & meanings

  • Spanish, Catalan, and Italian : habitational name from any of numerous places called Badia or Abbadia, or a topographic name for someone living near an abbey, Spanish abadía, Catalan abadia, and Italian badia (from Latin abbatia). In some cases the surname may have arisen as a metonymic occupational name for someone who worked in an abbey or who looked after one.

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