Tag: Italian Surnames

Cool Last Names HQ

I’m always looking for cool or informative articles about Italian Surnames so when I received an email this week from Larry Doig about his website Cool Last Names HQ I knew I had to feature it. This site features an article on not only Italian Last Names List: 100+ Most Common Italian Surnames but on […]

Italian Surnames: Ethymology and Origin

One site that offers a lot of interesting information about Italian Surnames and how they came to be is Italy World Club. They have broken down the origins of surnames by several categories such as Patronymics, Toponymics, Occupational, Nicknames, and Surnames of Foundlings. The SURNAME, also called FAMILY NAME, is nowadays added to an original […]

Exploring the History and Meanings of Italian Surnames

One of the best articles I have read about Italian Surnames was the Life in Italy website and written by By Elizabeth Walling.  A piece extracted from the article follows below. Delving into the research of surnames, also known as last names or family names, is an exciting way to learn more about your family […]

GENS -Italian Surname Locator

Some of you may recognize this site as the one used by Susan Sarandon on Who Do You Think You Are which aired April 24, 2010. You plug in your Italian Surname and it will show you the concentration of the surname in various regions throughout Italy. An excellent resource for beginners and seasoned researchers […]

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