Surname RONCALLI

SOURCE: Location
USAGE: Italian
PRONOUNCED: rong-KAL-lee  [details]

Meaning & History

From the names of places like Ronco or Ronchi, quite common in northern Italy, derived from ronco meaning "cleared land, terraced land". It was the surname of Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli (1881-1963), the pope John XXIII.

Related Names

VARIANT: Ronchi
Entry updated July 11, 2018