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Tilelli, absolutely very rare, it would seem Calabrian, Strongoli in Crotonese, Tiletti, Chesembrandare Unique, is probably due to an incorrect transcription of the previous, Tilla and Tillo seem almost unique, the area between Lazio and Campania, Tilli has A Tuscan strain, especially in the Florentine, one in the Roman and one Jnel Teatino, Campobassano and Foggiano, these surnames should derive from simple or composed hypochoristic forms of the apheresis of names such as Latin Domitius, Equitius, Statius, Tatius or others Similar. Additions provided by Giovanni Vezzelli Tilli is the surname Pugliese (Foggia), it is the cognisation of the Latin name Tillius or the apheretic form of the Latin nomen Vitilli. It could also originate from the Greek ' thylas ' = Otre. Minervini 482.

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

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