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Type Surname (from occupation)
Pronounced Pron. Al AY gee AYṘ ee(Medieval Tuscan Italian) AL eeg AYṘ ee(Medieval Tuscan Italian)  [key]
Other Forms FormsAlighieri

Meaning & History

It has a hard to trace meaning, but the research shows that the meaning might be "clurgyman's family" or "son of professers." People know this last name for the poet Dante Aligheri who wrote the Dievine Comedy.
Added 3/18/2014 by anonymous