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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Fella


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Fella has a strain between Roman, Frusinato and Iserniese, one in the Salerno area and one in the Taranto area, Brindisi and Lecce, Felle, very rare in the area between Taranto and Brindisi, Felli has a stock in the Varese area, one in the lower Trentino, one in Florence and its surroundings, and one in Terni, Rome, Rieti, L'Aquila and Frusinate, Fello, almost unique, would seem Pugliese, all these surnames should derive from nicknames based on the low Latin term felo with the meaning of rebel, perfidious , a term that could be explained as a Latinization of the ancient Saxon felen, fellan (falling, erring, deceiving), a term from which the modern fellone (ribald, wicked, wicked) was derived, it is difficult to hypothesize the possible motivational origin of this type of nickname.

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


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