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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Longis


Long is typical of Turin, of San Germano Chisone, Pinerolo and Pramollo, Longa has a stock in Casazza in the Bergamo area and one in Livigno in the Sondri area, Longati, very rare, it is from northern Italy, Longato is typically Venetian, of the area that includes the provinces of Padua, Treviso and Venice, Longatti has a lineage between Lecco and Sondriese and one between Mantua and Ferrara, Longetti, very rare, typical of Perugia, Longhetti, very very rare, is typical of the area between Novara and Varese, Longhi is limited to the north, while Longo is widespread throughout Italy, Longis, absolutely rare, is typical of the Valle d'Aosta, Longu, typically Sardinian, has a stock in Bolotana in Nuoro and one in the Iglesias of Sant'Antioco and San Giovanni Suergiu , Luongo is typical of the south, of Campania and Basilicata in particular, should derive from variations, patronymic and hypocoristic forms of the medieval name Longus, a variation of which we have an example in the Life of Ubertino da Carrara of 1300 written by Vergerio: "... Longettus erat hereditarius servus, et semper una nutritus ..:", of the use of this type of surname we find an example in the Diplomatic Code of medieval Lombardy in the year 1172 in Milan: "... Et ad hanc previdendam causam interfuerunt duo estimatores, scilicet Albertus Longus and Iohannes Crozorinus qui estimaverunt hanc commutacionem proficuum esse ecclesie .... ", in some cases they could also derive from nicknames related to the word" long "and probably conditioned by height and thinness of the progenitor. the additions and the emblem shown below are provided by Lorenzo Longo de Bellis Longo is an ancient family of Neapolitan origin; had in the oral tradition for forefather the Roman consul Tito Sempronio Longo, certainly it can be affirmed that the Longo family was known in the Neapolitan since the Norman age finding itself don

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

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