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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Chillemi


Chillè is typical of Messina and Messina, of Torregrotta, Rometta and Monforte San Giorgio, Chillemi, specific to Messina and Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto, Santa Teresa di Riva, Casalvecchio Siculo, Furci Siculo, Savoca, Giardini Naxos and Terme Vigliatore in Messina, it also has a stock in Catania and one in Palermo. additions provided by Stefano Ferrazzi The origin of these surnames is to be found in the medieval name Chillé or Chillemi, which, through the mediation of the French Guillé or Guilhem, arises from an Italianization of the Germanic personal Wilhelm, better known in the Guglielmo form (see Guglielmi) . In conclusion, therefore, these are the surnames of the personal names of the founders.

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

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