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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Polidoro


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Polidori is very widespread in the central range that includes Romagna, Tuscany, Marche, Umbria, Abruzzo and Lazio, Polidoro is more typical of Abruzzo, Lazio, Neapolitan and Basilicata, Pulidori is typically Tuscan, Empoli, Barberino di Mugello and Florence in the Florentine, of Prato and Livorno, Pulidoro, it would seem unique, derive all, directly or through alterations, from the medieval name Polidorus of which we have an example in the Genealogie deorum Gentilium secundum Johannem Boccaccium de Certaldo: "... Polidorus, UT testatur Lactantius, filius fuit Agenoris, de quo preter nudum nomen haberi nil puto, Esto Theodontius de isto leuem faciat mentionem, sed longe antiquiorem isto Agenore illum dicit... ". Additions provided by Giovanni Vezzelli Polidoro derives from the personal name Polidoro derived from the Greek personal name Polydoros, composed of "polys" = Much and "Doron" = gift, gift.

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


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