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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Alu'

ALI' | ALO' | ALU' | D'ALI' | D'ALO' | D'ALU'

Typical Catano Alì, Alò is decidedly Apulian, from Bari, Brindisi and Taranto, while it is very rare and specific in the province of Caltanissetta Alù, D'Alì, very rare, has a Sicilian lineage, between Messina and Catania and one in Calabria in the Valentina. , D'Alò, is widespread in Puglia, especially in the Taranto and Bari areas, D'Alù, very rare, is typical of the Enna area, in some cases may derive from the toponym Alì (ME), more difficultly from the Arabic term alì which means high or from the name Alì derived from this term, the surname Alò derives from the name Alò or Alone, this name is a contraction of the name Aloisius (Eligio or Luigi), the forms in D'- should all be patronymic, that is to imply son of , although in some cases they could instead indicate the origin from the town of Alì. additions provided by Stefano Ferrazzi More typically Sicilian, with a main nucleus of Nisseno, Agrigento, Catania and Enna, but also present between the north and the central north of the country, the surname Alù derives from the medieval name Alù or Alò, syncopated variant of the name Aluisio or Aloisio: it is, in reality, the Italianization of the Germanic personal Ludwig, which, composed of the elements hlod (fame, glory) and wig (war, battle), can be translated as glorious fighter ( see also Aloise). additions provided by Giovanni Vezzelli Alò derives from the name Eligio in the French form Eloi, which is fixed in Italian as Alò. See Sant'Alò and the Belluno Neapolitan surnames D'Alò, Dallò, Dall'O.

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

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