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Type Surname (from given name)
Pronounced Pron. Ve-ni-zE-los
Edit Status Status
Contributor Contrib.apromaco on 4/6/2018
Meaning & History
From the baptismal name Benizelos
, which is already in existence since the 16th century in Athens. Uncertain etymology, most likely to be of Italian origin, (Bene + angelo, the good angel, ie Evangelos
). Later on, with the change of voice type, it became "Venizelos".