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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Perrelli


Perrella is typically southern, with a stock in Rome, a large Molise lineage in Bojano, Campobasso and Ferrazzano in the Campobasso area, and in Ischia and Macchiagodena and Venafro, a large stock in Naples and Naples in Torre del Greco, San Giorgio a Cremano , Casalnuovo di Napoli, Volla, Cercola, Casoria, Pomigliano d'Arco and Cardito, a strain in the Foggia area at Celenza Valfortore and Foggia and at Gallipoli in the Lecce area, and a strain in Corigliano Calabro in the Cosenza area, Perrelli, much less common, is also 'it southern, with a stock in Naples and Avellino, one in Bari and Castellana Grotte in the Bari area and Taranto, and one in the Cosenza area in Cosenza, Rende and Castrolibero, Perrello, very very rare, is from Bagnara Calabra in the Reggio area, these surnames should derive from the medieval names Perellus, Perella, Italian hypocoristic forms derived from the French name Pierre or from the medieval name Perus, a contracted form of the name Petrus.

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

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