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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Lorio


Loreo is almost unique, it could be Piedmontese, Lorio, extremely rare, has a stock in eastern Piedmont and one in Lecce, the Friulian stock seems to have disappeared, they could derive from a distortion of the Latin nomen Laurus or the medieval name Lauretus, we remember a Lauretus Magister Iustitiarius in Puglia in the 1500s, it is also likely a derivation from the apheresis of the late Latin name Ilarius remember the Pope with this name whose pontificate lasted from 461 to 468.

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

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