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Type Surname (from given name)
Usage Greek
Scripts Βενιζέλος(Greek)
Pronounced Pron. Ve-ni-zE-los  [key]

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".
Added 4/6/2018 by apromaco
Edited 3/22/2019 by SeaHorse15