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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Vernaleone


Vernaleone, absolutely rare, it would seem apulian, should derive from the merger of the two medieval Latin names Veranius and Leone, or even by the Gens Verania and the cognomen Leo, Leonis, you have traces of this cognitive we find them in Gallipoli In the second half of 1500, when he is Mayor Giovanni Paolo Vernaleone, we find then the Vernaleone barons and feudatories of Miggiano in Leccese, in a process for witchcraft held in the Diocese of Lecce in 1698, among the defendants figure the notary Donato Maria Vernaleone of Galatina.

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

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