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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Covelli


Covelli has a stock in the Bergamo area, one between Roman and Latin, but the nucleus is in the area that includes Neapolitan, Salerno, Potentino, Apulia, Cosenza, Crotone and Catanzaro, Covello seems typical of the Cosenza and Palermo areas, should derive from a shape hypocoristic of the apheresis of a variation of the name Iacopo, modified first in Iacovo, then in Covo, then in Covello. hypothesis provided by Filippo Covelli many of the Covellis of the Bergamo strain, such as those of the town of Songavazzo, and neighboring municipalities take their surname from the village of Covo, east of the province of Bergamo. The town is often named Covello even today.

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

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