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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Amelio


Amegli, almost unique, is probably due to errors of transcription, Ameglio is typical of the area that includes Genoese, Alessandria and Asti, Ameli has a Roman lineage and one between Teramo and Piceno, Amelii, typical of Teramo, seems more specifically specific than Pineto and Atri, Amelio has small stocks in Rome, in Campania, Puglia, Basilicata and Calabria, Amelli, extremely rare, it is Lombard, Amellio is practically unique, D'Ameglio is unique, D'Amelio is typical of the south, of the Chieti area, of the provinces of Rome and Latina, of Campania, of Puglia and of the Potentino, they should all derive from the Latin name Amelius derived from Amius, a name of Etruscan origin, but it is also necessary to consider another possible origin, namely that which derives from Amali , name of a powerful Ostrogota family that means "virgin of the woods", the surname that derives from it, in this case, is a prerogative of the north-western area of our peninsula, even if some variants are p also sporadically present in the south.

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: Amelio

Variations Last name: d'Amelio,Ameglio
Nobles: Italia (Piemonte)
Nobility: Nobili
Language of the text: Italiano

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