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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Agnoli


Agnoletti is specific to Forlì and the nearby provinces of Ravenna, Florence, Arezzo and Rimini, Agnoletto is typical of the Venetian and Treviso areas, Agnoli has stocks in the Belluno area, in the Verona area, between Parma and Piacenza and in the frusinate area, Agnolin, typical of the three Venezie regions, has the most important nucleus between Verona and Vicenza, Agnolini, absolutely rare, would seem to be from the Verona area, Agnolo, almost unique, could be either Veronese or Trentino, Agnolon, very rare, is from the area that includes the provinces of Pordenone, Venice and Padua, Agnoloni is decidedly Florentine, they should all derive from nicknames, diminutive, augmentative or directly from the medieval name Agnolus, an archaic form of the name Angelo, of this use we have an illustrious example in Agnolo Ambrogini called Poliziano, illustrious writer and poet both in Italian, in Latin and in classical Greek, born in Montepulciano in 1454.

Bibliographic source' "L'origine dei cognomi Italianim storia ed etimologia" di E. Rossoni disponibile online su: https://archive.org/

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