First name origin & meaning:
Czechoslovakian: Clever; resolute; mischievous
First name variations: Vilek, Vilem, Vilhelm, Vili, Viliam, Vilko, Ville, Vilmos
Last name origins & meanings:
- Catalan: topographic name for somebody who lived in a
vila, which in Catalonia denoted a small town or village with
certain privileges not common for villages, or habitational name from
any of the places called La Vila or Vila. This name is one of the
most common names in Catalonia.
- Catalan: habitational name from (Vilá): variant of Vilar.
- in some cases possibly also Galician and Portuguese: habitational name from any of the numerous places in Galicia named
Vila, from vila ‘(outlying) farmstead’, ‘(dependent)
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