Very common in Lombardy and Emilia, it derives from the homonymous toponym. additions provided by Giovanni Vezzelli Cremona is an ethnic from the poleonimo Cremona, attested in inscriptions and in classical Latin authors. The etymology is uncertain: the suffix "ona" is frequent in prelonyms toponyms, the root "cram-" could perhaps derive from "carra" (stone), which is also pre-Latin.
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