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Origin and Etymology of Italian surnames: Letter "E"

Surnames starting with:

EDOARDA, EDOARDO, EDUARDO: From the German first name Edoardo = guardian of the property

ELCE, ELCI : From the poetic word "elce" that means "leccio" = holm oak

ELMO : From the first name of Eramo or Erasmo; it derives from the Greek word "eros" = love

EMIDIA, EMILI, EMILIANI: From the first name Emilio. Also to identify someone coming from the Emilia Region

EPISCOPO : From the word "vescovo" = bishop. It derives from the greek "episkopos"

EQUI: From the ancient italic population of Equi, located in the area of Carsoli and Celano

ERAMO: From the first name of Eramo or Erasmo; it derives from the Greek word "eros" = love

ERCOLI, ERCOLANI, ERCOLANO, ERCOLE, ERCOLES, ERCOLESI, ERCOLESSI, ERCOLINO: From the Latin first name Hercules or Herculanus (sacred to Hercules). It could be a nickname for a strong man

ERMO: From the first name of Eramo or Erasmo; it derives from the Greek word "eros" = love

ESPOSITO, ESPOSTI: From the Latin "expositus", used for infants abandoned by parents

ETTORA, ETTORE, ETTORINO, ETTORRE : From the first name Ettore of Greek origin

EVANGELISTA EVANGELISTI: From the Christian first name Evangelista, to indicate the four writers of the Gospel, who announces the "good news"

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