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Turri is widespread throughout the north with a strain between Lazio and Aquilano, Turro absolutely rare seems to have a stump in the Belluno and one in the Reggino, in some cases could derive from toponyms as Turro of Monvalle (VA), Turro of Milan, Turro di Berceto (PR) , Turri (PZ) and the like, for example, in the diplomatic code of the medieval Lombardy year 1148 reads: "... First Petia de Campo et Prato iacet ad lothe ubi dicitur in Bixi, Coheret ei at mane Guilielmi de Turri, at Meridie flumen, at Sero Pagani... ", in other cases may derive from the apheresis of names such as Arcturus or Maturus, the Cosentino strain may derive from a toponym Quoted in an act of 1081: "... Calvum..: "or from the apheresis of the dialect name Salvaturi (Savior).

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

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