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Carenzi, the most widespread, is a Lombard surname originating in the area between the provinces of Lodi, Cremona and Milan, very common in Milan and San Colombano al Lambro in Milan, Carenzio, also Lombard, is characteristic of Milan and Pavia, Carenzo has a strain in Vercelli and Vercelli and Stroppiana and in Gavi in the Alessandria area, with a stock also in Genoa, could derive from the name Carentius, a name of Gallic origin, brought for example by the King of the Bretons in 590, but could also have originated from a nickname derived from a place of origin, home of the Lorenzis.

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

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