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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Catrini


CATRINI

Catrini, quite rare, is typically Sicilian, from Mazzarino in Nissen and from Nicosia in the Ennese, it should derive from a name or nickname originated from a hypocoristic form of the Greek word katharos (immaculate, neat, pure, shining), name probably brought by progenitor, but it is also possible a derivation from toponyms with the name of Santa Catrini, the Sicilian dialectal expression for Santa Caterina, with this name there exist in Sicily various districts or localities, such as Santa Catrini of Partinico in the Palermo area, Santa Catrini di Melilli in the Syracuse area or Contrada Catrini di Bisacquino in the Palermo area.

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


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