Pontelandolfo, absolutely very rare, it would seem specific of curly in the Campobassano, Pontrandolfi, equally uncommon, is of the Materano, Pontrandolfo, the most widespread, is typical of Santeramo in Colle nel Barese. Integration provided by Stefano Ferrazzi The origin of these surnames must be sought in the Bell toponomastic and, more precisely, in the commune of Pontelandolfo, in the province of Benevento: the variant Pontrandolfo, in fact, should be born from a dialectal form Of the same name, according to a typical pronunciation of the Apulian dialect. In conclusion, therefore, we are dealing with the names of nicknames attributed to the ancestor, even if it is not excluded a derivation from an old name in person (also here in reference to the toponym Beneventano).
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