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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Amendolia


Amandola is Piedmontese, from Turin, Asti and Cuneo, Amendola is typical of Lazio, Campania and northern Calabria, Amendolea, absolutely rare, could be from Polistena in the Reggio area, Amendolia, very rare, is specific to Messina and its surroundings, Ammendola has a big in the Neapolitan dialect, in Naples, San Giuseppe Vesuviano, Torre Annunziata, Terzigno, San Giorgio a Cremano, Ottaviano, Castellammare di Stabia and Torre del Greco, and one between Catanzaro and Reggio, in particular in Lamezia Terme in the Catanzaro area and in Taurianova in the Reggio area , Ammendolea, very rare, has a very small stock in the Reggio area, Ammendolia has a stock in the area of the strait, in Messina and in the Reggio area of Caulonia and Polistena, all derive from nicknames linked to the dialect word amandula, amendula or mendola (almond) . We find traces of these surnames in the Salento in the 1300s with the feudal lords of the Amendolea, in Lipari in 1500 in one act it is quoted: "... Baldasar Blasius pro magnifico Ioannello Amendula, iurated ...".

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

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