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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Donni


Li Donni is typically Sicilian, has a lineage on the island of Lipari in the Messina area and one in Palermo, should derive from a contracted form, altered dialectically, by Li Domini (the Lords), noble family, of which we find traces during the Spanish domination , when he held important positions, we recall, in the early 1500s, the Inquisitor Don Giovanni Li Donni of Noto in the Syracuse area. coat of arms supplied by Claudio Li Donni

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

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Nobles: Italia
Nobility: Marchesi - Nobili
Language of the text: Italiano

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