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Surnames in Marche, Italy

Marche region The lists of surnames were derived from the white pages of the 1990's for the recent lists, and from sources as indexes of births, "numerazioni", catasti onciari, parish records for previous centuries.
Surnames in the Provinces of Marche

Ancona

Ascoli Piceno

Fermo

Macerata

Pesaro e Urbino

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Typical Surnames

  • Among the typical surnames of the Marche region there are Capriotti, Bartolucci, Sabbatini, Traini, Cingolani, Principi.
  • Also common are suffixed surnames in -elli (Agostinelli, Antonelli, Marinelli, Santarelli), -etti (Belardinetti, Ferretti, Marchetti, Paoletti, Rossetti, Simonetti), -ucci (Balducci, Bartolucci), -ini (Alessandrini, Cecchini, Angelini), -oni (Baldoni, Carloni, Santoni, Spadoni).
  • Other common surnames indicate origin - Romagnoli, Perugini, Pesaresi, Schiavoni (=Slavic), Albanesi, Montesi and Montanari.
  • Unlike other parts of Italy, family names derived from nicknames, titles or trades are not very common; in this category the most widespread are Burattini, Ciotti (= "zoppi"), Cardinali, Conti, Fabbri, Gentili, Gobbi, Moretti, Piccioni, Rossi, Ricci, Principi, Mancinelli, Monachesi, Sartini, Grilli.