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Type Surname (from occupation & from location)
Pronounced Pron. SU-REEZ(French)  [key]
Other Forms FormsCeraso, Ceresa (Italian)

Meaning & History

Italian habitational name from La Cerise or Torrent-La Cerise placenames in Valle d'Aosta from French cerise "cherry"; and French occupational name from cerise "cherry" (from Latin cerasus) applied as a metonymic occupational name for someone who grew or sold cherries.
Added 2/16/2023 by Paradiso36
Edited 3/8/2023 by Paradiso36