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Origin and Etymology of Italian Surnames starting in "Da-"

Find here the possible, or accepted, etymology of many Italian surnames, and families of surnames, beginning with "Da-", as well as, where data is available, their geographical or historical origin and current distribution.

Other Surnames Starting with:

D'ADDARIO
From the first name Dario = that owns the good. Patronymic surname
D'ADDAZIO
From the first name Dazio, connected to the cult of San Dazio, martyr in Africa. Patronymic surname
D'AGOSTINO
From the imperial adjective "Augustus " = favorite by good patrons. Patronymic surname
DAL MONTE
From the word "monte" = mountain. Coming from the mountain
D'ALBERTO
From the first German name Alberto, derived from Adalberto = famous for nobility. Patronymic surname
D'ALESSANDRO
From the first name Alessandro (Alexander). It became popular for the Romance (XII cent) about Alexander Magnus. Patronymic surname
D'ALFONSI, D'ALFONSO
From the first name Alfonso. Patronymic surname
D'ALIMONTE
From the word "monte" = mountain. Coming from the mountain
D'ALOISE, D'ALOISIO
From the first name Aloisio (Luigi) from the ancient French name "Loois" o "Luois" derived from the German first name Lodovico. Patronymic surname
D'ALONSO, D'ALONZO
From the Spanish first name Alonso. Patronymic surname
D'AMATO
From the Latin first name Amato = loved by God
D'AMBROSIO
From the first name Ambrogio, derived from the Latin name Ambrosius = Immortal. Patronymic surname
DAMIAN, DAMIANI, DAMIANO
From the first name Damiano. Patronymic surname
D'AMICO
From the first name Amico, derived from the Latin word "amicus" = friend. Patronymic surname
D'AMORE, D'AMURI
It derives from the nickname given to the illegitimate children: son of the love (figlio dell'amore)
D'ANDREA
From the first name Andrea, derived from the Greek name Andreas, transformation of the Greek word "aner" = man. Patronymic surname
D'ANDREAMATTEO
Consisting of two first names: Andrea and Matteo. Patronymic surname
D'ANNUNZIO
From the first name Annunzio, diminutive of Annunziato that comes from the female name Annunziata. It is a cristian name derived from Maria Santissima Annunziata. Patronymic surname
DANTE, DANTI, DANTINI:
From the first name Durante, derived from the verb "durare" = to last. Some time is used its abbreviation: "Dante"
D'ANTONIO
From the first name Antonio
D'ANVERSA
Connected to the town Anversa degli Abruzzi; it indicates the town of origin
D'ARCANGELO
From the first name Arcangelo; it derives from the Greek word "archangelos" = boss of the Angels. Patronymic surname
DARIA, DARIELLA, DARINO
From the first name Dario meaning that has the good. Patronymic surname
D'ARMI
From the word "arma" = army; to indicate or the head of the family belonging to the army or an armor artisan
D'ASCANIO
From the first name Ascanio; it derives from the name of the father
D'ASCENZO
From the first name Ascenso; it is a name connected to the Christian devotion to the Christ "Ascension". Patronymic surname
D'AULERIO, D'AULO
From the first name Aulo. Patronymic surname
D'AURIZIO
From the first name Auro. Patronymic surname
D'AVERSA
Connected to the town Anversa degli Abruzzi; it indicates the town of origin
DAZI
From the first name Dazio, connected to the cult of San Dazio, martyr in Africa.