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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Cornelli


Corneli is typical of the central belt that includes Marche, Umbria, Abruzzo and Lazio, in particular of Silvi in the Teramo area, Cornelia is unique, Cornelli is typical of the Bergamo, Milan and Piacenza areas, Cornelio has a strain in Pavone Canavese in Turin, one in Scafa nel Pescara and Celano nell'aquilano, one in Rome and one in Floridia in the Syracuse area, they should derive from the Roman Gens Cornelia, but it is also possible a derivation from the Latin nomen Cornelius of which we have an illustrious example in the Latin historian of the first century Publius Cornelius Tacitus.

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

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