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Etymology of Italian surnames starting with "Din-"

Surnames starting with:

DI NARDO: From the Germanic first name Leonardus, Lionardus, Lonardus, Lunardus that started to be used in 500 A.D. Patronymic surname

D'INCECCO: From the first name Cecco, diminutive for Francesco. Patronymic surname

DI NELLA: From the first name Nella, nickname of the names ending in "nella", ej: Antonella, Donatella; derived from the first name of the mother, the father is unknown

DI NELLO: From the first name Nello, nickname of the names ending in "nello", ex: Antonello, Donatello. Patronymic surname

DI NICOLA: From the first name of Nicola, derived from the Greek name "Nikòlaos", consisting of "nikàn" = to win and "laòs" = population. Patronymic surname

DI NICOLANTONIO: Consisting of two first names: Nicola and Antonio. Patronymic surname

DI NINA, DI NINO: From the first name Nino, used as a nickname for Antonino, Giovannino etc. Patronymic surname

DI NIRO: From the surname Neri, derived from the first name Rinieri, popular form of the Tuscany surname Ranieri

D'INNOCENZI: From the first name Innocenzo or derived from the adjective "innocente" = innocent, given to the children of unknown parents

D'INTINO, D'INTINA: From a first name that ends with "tino": Celestino, Albertino etc. Derived from the name of the father or mother

DI NUNZIO: From the first name Annunzio, diminutive of Annunziato that comes from the female name Annunziata. It is a Christian name deriving from Maria Santissima Annunziata. Patronymic surname

DIODATI, DIODATO: From the first name Diodato or Deodato, derived from the Latin "Adeodatus" = given by God

DI PANCRAZIA, DI PANCRAZIO: From the first name Pancrazio, derived from the Greek "Pankrates". Patronymic or matronymic surname

DI PAOLA, DI PAOLO: From the first name Paolo, derived from the Latin word "paulus" = small. Patronymic or matronymic surname

DI PAPA: From the word "papa" that has, according the local traditions, different meanings = father, bishop, priest. Patronymic surname

DI PARDO: From the surname Pardi, derived from the abbreviation of "Longobardi" = Lombards. Patronymic surname

DI PASQUALE: From the first name Pasquale, derived from Pasqua = Easter. Patronymic surname

DI PERSIA, DI PERSILIO, DI PERSIO: From the first name Persio, derived from a Roman family name "Persius"

DI PIERANTONIO, DI PIETRANTONIO: Consisting of two first names: Pietro and Antonio. Patronymic surname

DI PIETRO: From the first name Pietro. Patronymic surname

DI PILLA: Probably from the word "pillo" = tool to press the ground

D'IPPOLITO, D'IPPOLITI: From the first name Ippolito, derived from the Greek name "Hippolytos, consisting of "hippos" = horse and "lyein" = to untie. Patronymic surname

DI PRIMA, DI PRIMIO, DI PRIMO: From the first name Primo, derived from the Latin adjective "primus" = first, to indicate the first child born. Patronymic surname

DI PRINZI, DI PRINZIO: From the word "principe" = prince

DI PROFIO: From the Greek word "prophetis" = prophet

DI RADO: From the first name Rado, abbreviation of the first name Corrado. Patronymic surname

DI RENZO: From the first name Lorenzo. Patronymic surname

DI RISIERO, DI RISIO: From the first name Risio, abbreviation of Riziero. It could derive also from Rizzo, Riccio to indicate someone who has curly hair. Other possibilities: corruption of "Oderisio".

DI RUGGIERO: From the first name Ruggiero, diffused in South Italy after the kingdom of the Normans. It comes from the first name Hrodger, consisting of "hroth" = glory and "gaira-" = lance

DI SABATINO: From the first name Sabato = Saturday, very rare, given to the children born in said day of the week. Patronymic surname

DI SALVO: From the first name Salvo or Salvio, a good whishes name meaning "saved by the Faith". Patronymic surname

DI SANTE: From the first name Santo. Patronymic surname

DI SAVERIO: From the first name Saverio, derived from the Spanish family name "Xavier". Patronymic surname

DISCENZA: From the dialect word "discinza" or "descenza" = bad luck, also from the word "discenza" = flu

DI SCIPIO, DI SIPIO: From the first name Scipione, derived from the Latin word "scipio" = stick, staff. Patronymic surname

DI SERAFINO: From the first name Serafino, derived from the Hebrew "Serafim", consisting of "seraf" = to burn. Patronymic surname

DI STEFANO: From the first name Stefano, derived from the Greek word "stèphanos" = crown. Patronymic surname

DI TEODORO: From the first name Teodoro, derived from the Greek name "Theodoros" = gift of God. Patronymic surname

DI TILLIO: From the first name Tillio, diminutive of Attilio. Patronymic surname

DI TINO: From a first name that ends with "tino": Celestino, Albertino etc. Derived from the name of the father

DI TITO, DI TIZIO: From the first name Tito or Tizio, probably derived from the Latin family name "Titus" of Etruscan origin. Patronymic surname

DI TOMMASO: From the first name Tommaso of Aramaic origin meaning twin. Patronymic surname

DI TORO: Probably from the town of Toro in Abruzzo, derived from the Latin word "torus" = land rised

DI TULIO, DI TULLIO: From the first name Tullio, derived from the Latin family name "Tullius". Patronymic surname

DI UBALDO: From the first name Ubaldo, of German origin meaning bold, smart. Patronymic surname

DI VENZO, DI VINCENZO: From the first name Vincenzo = Vincent. This name comes from Latin "Vincentius" = the winner. Patronymic surname

DI VIRGILIO: From the first name Virgilio. Patronymic surname

DI VITO: From the first name Vito, derived from the Latin first name "Vitus" or from the Lombard "Wido" derived from "widu" = wood or "wida" = far. Patronymic surname

DI ZAVERIO: From the first name Saverio, derived from the Spanish family name "Xavier". Patronymic surname

DI ZIO: From the first name Ignazio. Patronymic surname

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