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Type Surname (from nickname)
Usage Italian
Pronounced Pron. GRONG-kee

Meaning & History

From the Tuscan word gronchio meaning "numb, bent". This is an Italian regional surname typical of Tuscany. A famous bearer was the Italian president Giovanni Gronchi (1887-1978).