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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Petro'


PETRO'

Petrò is typically Lombard, of the area that includes the Milanese and Bergamo, should derive from a truncated dialectal form of the augmentative of the medieval name Petro (derived directly from the Latin Petrus); Petro for accretive becomes Petrone who then becomes Petrò as a dialectal apocope.

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


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