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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Paolo


Paoli and Paolini are present throughout the centronord, with a main core in Tuscany for Paoli, and in the band that includes Tuscany, Marche, Umbria, Abruzzo and Lazio for Paolini, Paolino is typical of the south, Paolo has a stock in the Caserta area, one in Salento and one in the Reggio area, Paolicelli is widespread in the Apulian, Lucan, Matera areas and in the Matera area, in Barletta and Altamura in the Bari area and in Cerignola in the Foggia area, all derive, directly or through various hypocoristic forms, also composite, of the medieval name Paolus or Paolo.

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

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Heraldic Search Last name: Paolo

Variations Last name: de Paolo,di Paolo
Nobles: Italia
Nobility: Nobili - Patrizi
Language of the text: Italiano

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