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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Morselli


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Both extremely rare, Morsolin would seem to have a Venetian and an Emilian lineage. Morsolini, on the other hand, would appear to be from Cremona, Morsella, quite rare, has a stock in Rome, Pescara and Molise, Morselli has a lineage between Bologna, Modena and Mantua, with ramifications also in the Veronese and Ferrarese areas, it has a small stock in the Milanese area, which could derive from the toponym Morsella (PV), in the Genoese and in the Imperia area, has a stock in Rome and Sicily, in the Trapani area and in the province of Naples, which should be due to incorrect transcriptions of Morsello, which seems instead specific to Trapani, Marsala, Petrosino, Partanna and Mazara del Vallo, Morsellino would seem typically Sicilian, of Calatafimi in Trapani, both extremely rare, Morsolin would seem to have a Venetian and an Emilian lineage , Morsolini, on the other hand, would appear to be from the Cremona area, they should all derive, directly or through hypocorisms and, or dialectal modifications, from the medieval name Morsellus, Morsolus, Morsella, of which we have an example in an act of 1138: "... Testes sunt hujus rei antequam Cluniacum veniret: Archimbaldus, vicecomes, et uxor ejus, filia predicti vicecomitis, and Bernardus de Marcha, and Helius Morsellus, and Petrus de Monte Luduno, ... ".

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


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