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Origin and Etymology of Italian surnames: Letter "N"

Surnames starting with:

NANNI: From the first name Nanni, abbreviation of the first name Giovanni

NAPOLEONE, NAPOLIONI, NAPOLEONI: From the German first name "Nibelung", from "nebel" = fogg

NARCISI, NARCISO, NARCISA: From the first name Narciso of Greek origin. According the legend it is the name of the mythical hansom youth. Also the name of a flower. Probably used as a nickname to indicate a vain person

NARDI, NARDO, NARDELLI, NARDELLO, NARDIELLO, NARDELLA, NARDILLI, NARDULLI, NARDINI, NARDIN, NARDUCCI, NARDUZZI, NARDONI, NARDONE, NARDON, NARDARI: From the first name Nardo, deriving from the first name Leonardo or Bernardo

NASUTI, NASUTO, NASUTA: From the word "naso" = nose, used as a nickname to someone who has a big or strange nose

NATALE, NATALI, NADALI, NATALETTI, NATALINI, NADALINI, NATALUCCI, NATALIZI, NADALUTTI, NALETTO, NADINI, NALATO, NALESSO: From the first name Natale, = Christmas, derived from the Latin "dies natalis" = day of birth, name given to the children born on Christmas day

NEPA: Derived from the dialect word "nappa" = big nose or derived from the dialect word "nepatella" = wild mint plant

NIRO, NERI, NERINI, NERUCCI, NERONI From the surname Neri, derived from the first name Rinieri, popular form of the Tuscany surname Ranieri. Or derived from word "nero" = black

NOBILIO, NOBILI, NOBILINI: From the word "nobile" = noble

NORI: From the Latin word "nurus" = son in law

NOTTE, NOTTI: From the word "notte" = night

NUCCI, NUCCIO, NUZZI, NUZZO, NUZZOLI: From the first name Nuccio or Nuzzo, abbreviation of Antoniuccio, Rinuccio etc, Also derived from the town of Nuccio, province of Trapani

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