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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Agnelli


In medieval times Agnello was a widespread name, especially in central and northern Italy, from the proper name to the surname the step was short. There is also a hypothesis which proposes the surname as deriving from the adjective lamb, understood as mild as a lamb, therefore of a timid and condescending nature.

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: Agnelli

Variations Last name: d'Agnelli,Agnelli Maffei Sovardi
Nobles: Italia (Lombardia - Emilia Romagna)
Nobility: Marchesi - Nobili
Language of the text: Italiano

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