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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Nigrelli


Negrelli would seem typical of the area of Sermide and Carbonara Di Po in the Mantua area and of Concordia on the Secchia in the Modena area. Negrello is decidedly from the Vicenza area of Valstagna with a stock also in Rovigo, Negretti has a Lombard stock in the Como area at Fino Mornasco, Lurate Caccivio, Villa Guardia, Luisago and Como, in Milan and Bollate in Milan and Brescia and in the Verona area, and a stock in Rome in Bracciano and Rome, Negretto has a stock in Aosta and a Venetian in the Verona area at San Bonifacio, Roncà and Verona Vicenza in Lonigo, Arzignano and Albettone, Nigrelli with some presence in Mantua, perhaps due to transcription errors, has native stumps in Sicily at Mussomeli in Nissen, in Santo Stefano di Camastra in Messina and in Palermo, Negri is typical of northern Italy , with a stock in the Neapolitan dialect, Negrini is very widespread throughout the north, but it is particularly present in Lombardy and Emilia and Romagna, Negrino, very rare, is typical of the north-western area of Turin, at essandrino and genovese, Negro has a nucleus in Salento, but is also widespread throughout Piedmont and Liguria, Negroni has a strong nucleus in Bologna, with stocks in Lombardy, Neri is panitalian, Neretti is typical of Bologna, of Imola, Bologna and Castel San Pietro Terme, Nerini, quite rare is specific to the area between the provinces of Bologna, Florence and Pistoia. Many of these surnames derive directly or through hypocoristic or accretive variations from the Latin cognomen Niger and from its medieval derivatives Nigrus and Negro or Nigro, in other cases descend from nicknames related to hair color or dark complexion, in the south they can also refer to descendants Saracen.

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

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