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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Cervelli


Cervelin is practically unique, Cervella, absolutely rare, is from central Italy, Cervelli has stocks in Tuscany, Umbria, Rome and Rieti, one in Naples and Casoria in Naples and one in Puglia, in Bitonto in Bari, in Taranto and in Lecce, Cervellini has a small lineage between Rimini and Pesaro, one in Civitanova Marche in the Macerata area, one in the Abruzzo area of L'Aquila in Trasacco, Avezzano and Luco dei Marsi and in Teramo in Giulianova and Martinsicuro, and one in Rome and Palombara Sabina in Roman, Cervellino is specific of the Potentino, of Oppido Lucano, Genzano di Lucania and Venosa, Cervello, certainly southern, has a small stock in Barletta in the Bari area and one in Palermo, with a very small stock also in Caltagirone in the Catania area, they should derive, directly or through hypocoristic forms, even dialectal, from alterations of the medieval Latin name Cervelius, an altered form of the Latin nomen Servilius, the noble personal of the Gens Servilia, or of the Latin nomen Ce rvilius.

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

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