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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Cerini


Cerini has more stocks, in the area that from the Milanese, crosses the Varese area and reaches the high Novarese (Verbania, Intra), in Mantua, in central-eastern Tuscany and in the province of Rome, Cerrini, decidedly less widespread, as well as a small stock Milanese, it has a Florentine and one in the high Perugia, Cerino and Cerrino are typically Neapolitan and Salerno, they should derive from the Latin praenomen Cerrinus of which we have an example in Pompeii in the first century with Marcus Cerrinus Vatia or in the Ab Urbe Condita by Tito Livio, where we read: "... Inter multos nobiles equites Campanos Cerrinus Vibellius erat, cognomine Taurea ...". Traces of this surname can be found, for example, in 1500 in Perugia, where in the register of students enrolled for the year 1572 we find a certain Cerrinus de Cerrinis. additions provided by Alessandro Benfatto the surname Cerini is present in the archive of the Heraldic Research Center. In fact the aforementioned surname was given the title of nobleman of Venice.

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

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