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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Alessio


Alessi is widespread throughout Italy, Alessio has stocks in northern Italy and in the south, especially in Calabria, Alesso, quite rare, has a stock in western Piedmont and one in Sicily, derived from the Latin name of Greek Byzantine origin Alexius, of which we have an example in Virgil's ecloghe: "... 'O crudelis Alexi, nihil mea carmina curas? ...".

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: Alessio

Variations Last name: d'Alessio
Nobles: Italia (Piemonte - Veneto - Campania - Calabria - Sicilia)
Nobility: Patrizi - Nobili - Baroni
Language of the text: Italiano

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