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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Lionetto


Lionetti is typical Pugliese, with strains also in the Avellino area that would derive from the toponym Lioni (AV), very rare Lionetto, specific to Maglie in Salento, should derive from modifications of the Norman name Lion, or from the Italian medieval name Lionetto, derived from the name Leone, of the use of this name we have an example in 1300 in Salerno with Lionetto, son of Bertrando lord of Caiazzo and of Serre.

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

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