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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Caleo


Caleo has a lineage in Carrara with branches in Livorno and in La Spezia in Sarzana, Ortonovo and La Spezia, it could derive from Italianized modifications of the Provençal name Caleb, there is also a stock in the Salerno area, which could instead derive instead from the toponym Caleo in Cilento, unthinkable the derivation from the Latin verb caleo (scaldarsi).

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: Caleo

Nobles: Italia
Nobility: Baroni - Nobili
Language of the text: Italiano

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