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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Ravello


Ravelli is typical Lombard, Ravello, absolutely rare, it would seem Piedmontese or Veneto, should derive in some cases from the name Ravello (MI), in others by nicknames, traces of this cognitive we find them in Brescia in the second half of 1700 With the notary Petrus Ravellus. Additions provided by Giovanni Vezzelli Ravello is the surname of Abruzzo and Campania that comes from the name Ravello (SA). Medieval Rebellum > Rebello > Raviello. Born in the SEC. XI on the pleasant Collina Torello on the initiative of a group of inhabitants of Amalfi who had rebelled against the government of their city of origin. The new country was fortified for fear of attacks by the Amalfi, who called the Place "Rebello", center of rebellion in their city. (Another new and more recent etymological hypothesis: from Latin ' rivus ' and diminutive). The same surname also exists in Piedmont, Friuli and Romagna, but in these cases it is probably a derivation from RAPA > RAVELLI.

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

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