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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Cristofoli


Cristofaletti, very rare, has a stock in the Verona area, Cristofali is unique, Cristofalo has stocks in the south, in the Palermo area, in the Cosenza area, Catanzaro and Crotone, in the Taranto area and in Salento, Cristofoletti has a stock in Trentino and one in the Brescia area, has a strain also in the Varese area of Venegono Superiore, Cristofoletto, very very rare, it would seem Trevisano, Monastier di Treviso in particular, Cristofoli has a stock in the Verona area and one in the Venetian, Treviso and Friuli regions, Cristofolini has a Trentino stock in Trento, Fornace and Pergine Valsugana, with presences, probably secondary, in the Brescia area, Cristofolo, absolutely rare, is from Treviso, all derive directly or through hypocorisms from the Byzantine name Christophalus or Christopholus, archaic forms for Christopher, or even from alterations of the name Christopoulos (son of Christ ).

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

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Language of the text: Italiano

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