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All typical from Tuscany, both Cheli and Chelli, as well as various stocks throughout the region, also have a Bolognese stock, Chellini is specific to Florence and the Florentine, Scandicci, Greve in Chianti and Tavarnelle Val di Pesa, Siena and the Sienese, Colle di Val d'Elsa and Monteriggioni, and of Livorno, Chellino, absolutely rare, would seem to be from the Cosenza area, Chieli is specific to the area between Arezzo and Perugia, Sansepolcro and Anghiari nell'aretino and Città di Castello and San Giustino in Perugia, Chielli has a small Tuscan stock and one in Noci in Bari, and in Palagianello in the Taranto area, Chiellini, also Tuscan, is specific to Pisa and Pisa, Cascina in particular, and Livorno and Rosignano Marittimo to Livorno, Chiellino , very rare, it is specific of Catanzaro and Carlopoli in the Catanzaro area, of Cutro in the Crotone area and of Cassano in the Ionian area in the Cosenza area, Chiello has a stock in Vairano Patenora in the Caserta area and at Eboli in the Salerno area, one in Stornarella in the Foggi area anus and one, the most representative, in Bagheria and Palermo in the Palermo area, should all derive, directly or through hypocorisms, from the apheresis of the name Michele, or Michiello, its archaic form, traces of this surname can be found in San Miniato in 1300, in a deed dated 1336 we read: "... Dominorum Della Scala. Exeter Maiore Exactore ser Michele Chelis de Sancto Miniato, and Camerario Dectoro Dellieto ... ".

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

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