Italian Submitted Surnames

Italian names are used in Italy and other Italian-speaking regions such as southern Switzerland. See also about Italian names.
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MONTALBANOItalian
Habitational name from Montalbano di Elicona in northeastern Sicily (earlier simply Montalbano), Montalbano Jonico (Matera province), or the district of Montalbano in Fasano, Brindisi.
MONTAPERTOItalian
My father tells me this name means "open mountain." It seems to have come from a small area around Agrigento in Sicily, Italy.
MONTEFIOREItalian, Jewish
Derived from Montefiore, which is the name of several places in Italy. For example, there is Castle Montefiore in the town of Recanati (province of Macerata), the municipality of Montefiore Conca (province of Rimini) and the municipality of Montefiore dell'Aso (province of Ascoli Piceno)... [more]
MONTEVERDEItalian
Habitational name from any of various places called Monteverde, for example in Avellino province, from monte meaning "mountain" + verde meaning "green".
MONTEVERDIItalian
Derived from Italian monte meaning "mountain" and verdi meaning "green"; literally means "green mountain".
MONTISCIItalian
Originated in Sardinia, Italy in the 17th century given to fishermen
MONTIVERDIItalian
Green Mountain
MONZOItalian
Possibly a variant of Monsu, which may be an occupational name for a cook, Calabrian munsu, or a nickname or title from Milanese monsu ‘sir’, ‘lord’, ‘gentleman’.
MORELLIItalian
Patronymic / plural form of Morello.
MORTICELLIItalian
Means "died small" in Italian.
MOSCATELLIItalian
The name Moscatelli has its origins in a type of grape called Moscatel. This grape has its origin in ancient Egypt or Greece, but it was in Italy that it became famous. Here the farmers that planted the grape became known as the Moscatelli.
MOSCATIItalian
Possibly a variant of Moscato.
MOSCATOItalian
Variant of the personal name Muscato, also Americanized spelling of Greek Moskatos, a metonymic occupational name for a grower of muscat grapes.
MOSELEItalian, German (Austrian)
This surname is to be found in north-eastern Italy, more specifically in the Vicenza and Verona provinces. Families with this name are certain to be originally from the mountain town of Asiago, situated on a plateau north of Vicenza and now a well-known skiing resort... [more]
MUCCIARONEItalian
From an augmentative form of the dimunitive suffix -muccio short form of pet names ending in -muccio such as ANSELMUCCIO or GIACOMUCCIO.
MUCCIOItalian
Short form of pet names ending in -muccio such as Anselmuccio or Giacomuccio.
MUZIOItalian (Rare)
Northern Italian from a medieval personal name derived from the Latin personal name Mucius or Mutius.
NAPELLOItalian
a nickname taken from the plantname Aconitum napellus, possibly for someone with a 'venerous' character (because the plant is venerous)
NAPOLITANOItalian
Originally indicated a person from Napoli (Naples) in Italy.
NATTIItalian
from the Latin name Nattius
NEGROItalian, Spanish, Portuguese, Jewish
Nickname or ethnic name from negro "black" (Latin niger), denoting someone with dark hair or a dark complexion.
NEGROItalian, Spanish, Portuguese, Jewish
From a medieval continuation of the Latin personal name Niger.
NICOLINIItalian
patronymic from Nicolino, a pet form of Nicola
NOCEItalian
Topographic name for someone who lived where nut trees grew, from noce "nut" (Latin nux, genitive nucis).
NOCELLAItalian
Diminutive of NOCE.
NORAItalian, German
Italian and German: from a short form of the feminine personal names Eleonora or Leonora.
NOVIItalian
Derived from Italian novello and ultimately derived from Latin novellus meaning "new". "Novi" also means "new" in several Slavic languages.
OCCHIOGROSSOItalian
Descriptive nickname meaning "big eye".
OCCHIPINTISicilian
Derived from Italian occhi "eyes" and pinti "painted", denoting someone with dark eyelashes or with flecked or blood-shot eyes.
ORSIItalian
Patronymic or plural form of Orso. It may also be an Italianized form of Slovenian Uršic, metronymic from the female personal name Urša, short form of Uršula (Latin Ursula), or a patronymic from the male personal name Urh, Slovenian vernacular form of Ulrik, German Udalrich
OSSOLAItalian
Likely a habitational name from an area in the Verbano-Cusio-Ossola province in Northern Italy.
PACETTIItalian
Variant of Pacetto, a pet form of the personal name Pace.
PACIFICOItalian
means "peacefull" in Italian.
PACIONEItalian
From an augmentative of the personal name Pace.
PAGANINIItalian
Patronymic form of PAGANINO.
PAGANINOItalian
Diminutive of PAGANO.
PAGLIAROItalian
Occupational name for someone who gathered or used straw, derived from the Italian word paglia "straw".
PAGLIARULOItalian
Southern Italian diminutive of PAGLIARO.
PALADINOItalian
Means "paladin, knight" in Italian.
PALLOMINYItalian
Old surname first used in northern Italy,was derived from the old latin word "palominus", used to refer to a yellowish horse. The lastname Pallominy, originally spelled "Pallomini", was used to denote a heard of those horses in the medieval Italy ( circa 1350 AD), more especifically in the city of Florence and its surroundings.
PALMASpanish, Catalan, Galician, Portuguese, Italian
Spanish, Catalan, Galician, Portuguese, and southern Italian: habitational name from any of various places named or named with Palma, from Latin palma ‘palm’. ... [more]
PALMEROItalian
The Palmero family lived in the territory of Palma, which is in Campania, in the province of Naples. The surname Palma was also a patronymic surname, derived from the personal name Palma, which was common in medieval times... [more]
PANAROItalian
metonymic occupational name for a baker, from Latin panarium ‘bread basket’.
PANCORVOItalian
A famous Spanish cave, located in Burgos, where the arabs hid from Spanierds.
PANEBIANCOItalian
given to someone who worked with high quality breads. from italian word pane "bread" and bianco "white"
PANEPINTOItalian
Derived from the word "pane" meaning "bread" in Italian and "pinto" meaning "painted", "flecked", or possibly "bad". The name is generally given to a baker.
PANETTIEREItalian
Means "baker" in Italian.
PANOZZOItalian
Venice, one of the oldest and most beautiful regions of Italy, is the esteemed birthplace of numerous prominent families, and of a family that bears the surname Panozzo. Although people were originally known only by a single name, it became necessary for them to adopt a second name to identify themselves, as populations grew and travel became more frequent... [more]
PANTALEOItalian
From the given name PANTALEON.
PAPACCIOItalian
The root papa comes from the Greek language, whose Italian translation is literally "priest", but during centuries this was also a term of respect, and this is due to the active influence of Greek and Byzantine culture in southern Italy and specifically in Naples... [more]
PARADISOItalian
Means "paradise" in Italian.
PARATOREItalian
Derived from Italian paratore meaning "decorator, fuller", which refers to a craftsman who fulls coarse cloth. In other words: this surname is the Italian cognate of the English surname Fuller... [more]
PAROLOItalian
Italian surname coming from the given name Gaspare.
PASSAFIUMEItalian
ferryman "across the water"
PASTORELLIItalian
An occupational name meaning "shepherd."
PATERNOItalian
Italian surname of unknown origin, most likely comes from Paternò in Sicily. Notable individuals include Joe Paterno (1926 - 2012), head coach at Pennsylvania State University until 2011.
PECCHIAItalian
Nickname, probably for an industrious person, from pecchia "bee".
PECORELLAItalian
Diminutive of PECORA.
PEIAItalian
Village in Italy
PELLEItalian
From the Italian word pelle "skin".
PELLEGRINIItalian
Patronymic or plural form of Pellegrino.
PELOSIItalian
Patronymic or plural form of PELOSO.
PELOSOItalian
Nickname for a man with long or unkempt hair and beard, from peloso "hairy", "shaggy".
PERETTIItalian
Patronymic from a pet form of the personal name Pero.
PERNIERItalian
A famous bearer is the Italian archaeologist Luigi Pernier (1874 - 1937), who discovered the mysterious Phaistos disc on the Greek island of Crete.
PESCIItalian
Derived from the Italian word pesce which means "fish", ultimately from Latin piscis. This could serve as an occupational surname for a fisher / fisherman or a person who looked like a fish... [more]
PETRELLIItalian
From the given name Pietro.
PETROCELLIItalian
Pluralized variant of Petrosello, itself a variant of PETROSINO.
PETRONEItalian
Derived from the given name Pietro.
PETROSINOItalian
Habitational name from Petrosino in Trapani, Sicily.
PETROSINOItalian
From petrosino "parsley", a southern dialect variant of prezzemolo.
PIAGNOLOItalian (Anglicized, Modern)
It was borrowed from Italian chemist Giovenco Piagnolo
PIANAItalian
Topographic name from piana ‘plain’, ‘level ground’, from Latin planus, or a habitational name from any of the places named with this word.
PIANOItalian
Topographic name for someone who lived on a plain or plateau, Italian piano (Latin planum, from the adjective planus ‘flat’, ‘level’).
PICAItalian, Catalan
Nickname for a gossipy or garrulous person, from the central-southern Italian word pica ‘magpie’. Compare Picazo.Catalan: habitational name from any of the numerous places called Pica.Catalan: from either pica ‘pointed object’ (weapon, etc.) or a derivative of picar ‘to prick’.
PICCININIItalian
meaning- little one
PICCOLOItalian
Nickname from piccolo "small".
PIETRAFESAItalian
The derivation of the name Pietrafesa comes from the cracked aspect of the mountain on which it rose. In Italian "Pietra" mean Rock and "-fesa" comes from the Italian word fessura meaning cracked.... [more]
PININFARINAItalian
A combination of "pinin", Piedmontese for youngest/smallest brother, and FARINA, the Italian variant of MILLER. This is the name of the Italian coachbuilder, founded by Battista "Pinin" Farina, later Battista Pininfarina.
PINNASardinian
Means "feather" in Sardinian.
PIRASSardinian
Means "pears", derived from Sardinian pira "pear".
PISAItalian
Habitational name from the city of Pisa in Tuscany. The city was probably founded by Greek colonists, but before coming under Roman control it was in the hands of the Etruscans, who probably gave it its name... [more]
PISCOPOItalian
From a reduced form of episcopo "bishop" (Greek episkopos "bishop", literally "overseer"), hence a metonymic occupational name for someone in the service of a bishop, or perhaps a nickname for a pompous person.
PISTARIOGreek, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Pistario is a surname, mainly used in the Greek, Italian, Spanish, and Portuguese languages.
POLIDORIItalian
Means "son of Polidoro". Famous bearers include John William Polidori (1795-1821), a physician to Lord Byron and author of 'The Vampyre' (1819), and his sister Frances Polidori (1800-1886), the mother of painter and poet Dante Gabriel Rossetti, poet Christina Rossetti, critic William Michael Rossetti, and author Maria Francesca Rossetti.
POLITOItalian
Reduced form of Ippolito. Compare French Hypolite, Greek Politis. From Polites, a shortened form of medieval Greek Konstantinopolites, an ethnic name for someone from Constantinople.
POMPEIItalian
Habitational name from a place called Pompei in Naples province. Or a patronymic or plural form of POMPEO.
POMPEOItalian
From the Italian given name POMPEO.
PORCAROItalian
From Italian porcaro "swineherd".
PORRINItalian
Americanized form of Perino.
PORTERAItalian
Occupational name for a female servant, from Spanish portera.
POSADAItalian
Spanish: habitational name from any of the numerous places named Posada, from posada ‘halt’, ‘resting place’. ... [more]
PRAMANTELLUSardinian
This indicates familial origin within the eponymous commune.
PRECIItalian
Italian origin. Native spelling is Preçi.
PREDAItalian
Derived from the first name Prato, meaning "field, meadow".
PRIMAVERASpanish, Portuguese, Italian
From Spanish, Portuguese, and Italian primavera meaning "spring".
PRÍNCIPEItalian, Spanish
From principe "prince, heir" (Latin princeps, genitive principis, from primus "first" and capere "to take"), applied probably as a nickname for someone who gave himself airs and graces or for someone in the service of a prince.
PROCIDAItalian
Habitational name from Procida, one of the Flegrean Islands off the coast of Naples in southern Italy.
PUGINAItalian
Most likely derived from the feminine form of the Italian word pugno which means "fist".
PULCIFERItalian (Anglicized, Rare)
Possibly a variant of the surname Pulsipher.
PULEOSicilian
origin- common name found in Palermo in Scicily
PULSIPHERItalian (Anglicized)
from the nickname meaning "handsome man" of a member of the Italian Pulci family who settled in England around the time of the Norman conquest
QUERCIAItalian (Rare)
From the Latin quercus "oak".
QUINTOAragonese, Spanish, Catalan, Italian
Habitational surname for a person from a place called Quinto, for example in Zaragoza province. However, the high concentration of the surname in Alacant province suggests that, in some cases at least, it may derive from the personal name Quinto (from Latin Quintus denoting the fifth-born child or Catalan quinto "young soldier").... [more]
RAGONESIItalian
Meaning: People Of Aragon
RAGUSAItalian
Habitational name from Ragusa in Sicily, or from the ancient city of Dubrovnik on the Dalmatian coast of Croatia (Italian name Ragusa).
RANDAZZOItalian
Habitational name from a place in Catania called Randazzo. Possibly from a derivative of the personal name Rando.
RAUItalian
From a local variant of the personal name Rao, an old form of RALPH.
REALEItalian
From reale "royal", either an occupational name for someone in the service of a king or a nickname for someone who behaved in a regal manner.
RECCHIAItalian
Nickname from a reduced form of orecchia "ear".
RECCHIOItalian
Probably a shortened form of orecchio "ear".
REGINATTOItalian
nato means "born" in italian... [more]
RENDAItalian
Possibly a derivative of LORENZO.
RENNAItalian
Variant of RENDA.
RESTIVOItalian
From an Italian nickname derived from the dialectal word restivu meaning "uncommunicative, reserved".
RICCIARDIItalian
Patronymic from Ricciardo, a variant of the personal name Riccardo.
RINATOItalian
means "reborn" in italian
RITAItalian, Portuguese, Spanish, Catalan
From the female personal name Rita, a reduced form of MargharitaMargaret’, chosen in particular in honor of a 15th-century Italian saint who bore the name in this form.
RIZZAItalian
Variant of Rizzo.
RIZZOTTIItalian
Variant of 'Rizzo', which means 'curly haired'
ROASCIOItalian (Rare)
Derived from Roascio, the name of a municipality in the province of Cuneo in the Piedmont region of Italy. The meaning of the municipality's name is uncertain, but since it is located in Piedmont and known as Roass in the Piedmontese language, the etymological origin of the name is most likely Piedmontese... [more]
ROASIOItalian
This surname originates from the Piedmont region of Italy. It is most likely derived from Roasio, which is the name of a municipality in that same region. The meaning of the municipality's name is uncertain, but since it is located in Piedmont and known as Roaso in the Piedmontese language, the etymological origin of the name is most likely Piedmontese... [more]
RODIAItalian
Habitational name from Rodia, a locality in Messina, Sicily.
ROSIGreek, Italian
Greek: Metronymic from the female personal name Rosa, or alternatively a variant of Rosso.... [more]
ROVIAROItalian (Modern)
From northern Italy
RUCCIItalian
Patronymic from the personal name Ruccio, from a short form of various pet names formed with this suffix, as for example Gasparuccio (from Gaspari) or Baldassaruccio (from Baldasare).
RUTIGLIANOItalian
From the name of a town located in Bari Province of Apulia, Italy.
SABATINIItalian
Patronymic or plural form of Sabatino.
SABELLAItalian
From the given name Sabello or Savello, Latin Sabellus, originally derived from a tribal name.
SACCENTEItalian
Nickname from medieval Italian saccente "wise".
SAETTAItalian
Means "lightning" in Italian.
SALERNOItalian
Southern Italian habitational name from the city of Salerno in Campania.
SALVATOREItalian
Derived from the Italian masculine given name Salvatore, which in turn was derived from the Italian noun salvatore meaning "saviour, rescuer". The word ultimately comes from Latin salvator meaning "saviour"... [more]
SANDANOItalian
San means "saint" in Italian, but I don't know what the... [more]
SANTANGELOItalian
Originating someone from Sant' Angelo in Italy.
SANTIItalian (Latinized, Archaic)
Santi is a surname of Christian inspiration and it means Son of Santo (Saint). It also has a second meaning in plural that is Santos (Saints). Santi is a last name that comes from Piedmont (northern Italy)... [more]
SANTORAItalian
Feminine variant of SANTORO.
SANTORUMItalian
Variant of Santoro. A notable bearer is former American Senator Rick Santorum (1958-present).
SANZIOItalian
Meaning: Holy or Blessed.
SAPIENZAItalian
It means "knowledge" in Italian.
SARDEnglish, French, Spanish, Italian
In the book "Surnames of the United Kingdom: A Concise Etymological Dictionary by Henry Harrison and Gyda (Pulling) Harrison 1912 - Reprinted 1996.... The Sard surname (which has been in England, Italy and Europe for a long time) is defined thus on page 136...... [more]
SARDOItalian, Catalan
Ethnic name from sardo "Sardinian".
SAVIOItalian
Italian nickname given to a wise, sage man. Saint Dominic Savio is a well-known bearer of this surname.
SCAGLIETTIItalian
The name of an Italian coachbuilder, with one of its famous customers being Ferrari when it doesn't want a design from Pininfarina.
SCALAItalian, Greek
Habitational or topographic name from any of various places named with scala, "ladder", "steps", "wharf".
SCALIItalian
Habitational name from Scali in Piedimonte Etneo, Sicily. From greek skali, "step", "terrace".
SCALIItalian
Variant of SCALA.
SCANNADINARIItalian (Rare)
Taken from the Italian scanna meaning "slaying" and dinari meaning "money" in the plural form. Therefore, killer of money.
SCARLATAItalian
Feminine variant of SCARLATO.
SCARLATOItalian
Occupational name for a dyer, or as a nickname for someone who habitually wore scarlet or who had bright red hair, From Sicilian scarlatu "scarlet".
SCHIAVOItalian
From the Italian word schiavo "slave".
SCILLATOItalian, Sicilian
Comes from the commune of Scillato in Sicily, Italy, southeast of Palermo.
SCIUTOItalian
Meaning "thin"... [more]
SCORNAVACCHEItalian
Possibly deriving from Italian words scorno meaning shame, and vacca meaning cow. Sicilian variant of Scornavacca.
SEDITAItalian
From Italian sei "six" + dita, plural of dito "finger", hence a nickname either for someone having six fingers or metaphorically for someone who was very dextrous.
SEGALEEnglish, Italian
Respelling of SEGAL. A famous bearer is Mario A. Segale, the inspiration for Nintendo's video game character Mario
SELVACatalan, Italian
From any of various places in Catalonia, the Balearic Islands, or northern Italy named Selva, as for instance the Catalan district La Selva, from selva "wood", Latin silva.
SFERRAZZAItalian
Occupational name for a scrap-metal merchant, from a derivative of Sferro in the sense ‘old and broken iron’. Habitational name from the district of Paternò in Catania, Sicily.
SILVESTRINIItalian
Means "Little Tree" or "Little Woods." Derived from the given name SILVESTER.
SILVIOItalian
From the personal name Silvio (Latin Silvius, a derivative of silva "wood").
SIMONETTIItalian
The name Simonetti originated from the personal name Simon, itself a derivative of the Hebrew name "Sim'on," from the verb "sama" meaning "to listen." Thus, the name Simonetti means "God has listened," referring to the gratitude of the parents who, having wished for a child, had their prayers answered.... [more]
SIMONIItalian
Patronymic or plural form of Simone
SINATRAItalian
Comes from a personal name in Sicily and souther Calabria. The name was apparently in origin a nickname from Latin senator member of the Roman senate, Latin senatus, a derivative of senex ‘old’... [more]
SLYVESTREItalian
Derived from the given name Sylvester.
SOPRANOItalian
For soprano "higher, situated above", a topographic name for someone who lived at the top end of a place on a hillside.
SORDINOItalian (Rare), Literature
Derived from Italian sordino, referring to a mute for musical instruments. It is ultimately from Italian sordo "deaf" or "muffled (sound), silent, hidden, voiceless". American author Laurie Halse Anderson uses this for her novel Speak (1999), on high school rape victim Melinda Sordino... [more]
SOTTILEItalian
Southern Italian: nickname from sottile ‘delicate’, ‘refined’, also ‘lean’, ‘thin’ (from Latin subtilis ‘small’, ‘slender’).
SOZIOItalian
Nickname from socio "companion", "ally".
SPADAFORAItalian
Variant form of Spatafora. Spadafora is the younger out of the two surnames and yet the most common of the two, which might partly be because it is a little bit more italianized. After all, spada is the modern Italian word for "sword", which indicates that Spadafora is 'closer' to Italian than Spatafora, which is closer to the original Greek origin instead (as the first element of the surname is derived from Greek spathe meaning "blade, sword").... [more]
SPATAFORAItalian
This surname originates from the Italian island of Sicily, where it was first borne by a noble family of Byzantine origin, which had settled on the island in the 11th century AD. Their surname was derived from the Greek noun σπάθη (spathe) "blade, sword" (akin to Latin spatha "broad sword with a double edge") combined with Greek φορεω (phoreo) "to carry, to bear", which gives the surname the meaning of "he who carries the sword" or "sword-bearer"... [more]
SPEZIAItalian
Means "spice, drug" in Italian. It was used to denote someone who worked as a spicer or apothecary.
SPINAZZOLAItalian
From a place named Spinazzola in Italy.
SPINOLAItalian
Italian (Liguria) diminutive of Spina. Italian topographic name for someone living by Monte Spinola in the province of Pavia.
STEFANIItalian
Patronymic or plural form of Stefano.
TAGLIAFERROItalian
From the Italian tagliare "to cut" and ferro "iron" occupational name for an ironworker or a nickname for a strong or ferocious fighter, one who was adept at cutting through the cuirass of the enemy with his sword (see Telfer).
TALARICOItalian
Of uncertain origin; probably from the Germanic personal name ATHALARIC.
TALLARICOItalian
It came from the Medieval Italian names Tallarico and Talarico ultimately from the Ostrogothic name Atalarico.... [more]
TANOItalian
From a short form of the personal name Gaetano.
TEDESCHIItalian
Plural; From the Italian word tedesco meaning "German".
TEGALDOItalian
This surname is the Piedmontese origin. The Tegaldo last name comes from the Latin Teca (= shell beans). Its meaning is grower of vegetables (bean). Also it is known as vegetable farming... [more]
TELFERScottish, English, Italian
From a personal name based on a byname for a strong man or ferocious warrior, from Old French taille or tailler "to cut" + fer "iron" Latin: ferrum "iron" (see Tagliaferro).
TEMPESTAItalian
Italian: nickname for someone with a blustery temperament, from tempesta ‘storm’, ‘tempest’ (see Tempest). ... [more]
TEODOROPortuguese, Portuguese (Brazilian), Italian, Spanish
Comes from the given name Teodoro. It derives from Theodoros, a compound containing the elements theos, meaning "god", plus doron, a "gift, hence"; "God's gift".
TERRACCIANOItalian
Italian "Fenced In Land" from Italian "Terra" meaning "Land" and "Ciano" meaning "Fenced"
TORNATOREItalian
Derived from Italian tornatore meaning "turner", which refers to a craftsman who turns and shapes various materials (such as wood and metal) on a lathe. In other words: this surname is the Italian cognate of the English surname Turner... [more]
TOSTAItalian
Tosta literally means "hard" in italian.
TRENTADUEItalian
Trentadue, Joseph, Trentadue Irene, Trentadue Leo, Trentadue Evelyn, Trentadue Victor, Trentadue Cindy, Trentadue Steven, Trentadue Tyler, Trentadue Winery... [more]
TRIFILETTISicilian
Topographic name from a diminutive of Greek triphyllon "trefoil".
TROISEItalian
Possibly a regional name from Turgisius, Latin name of a Norman province of Sicily
TROISIItalian
Patronymic or plural form of Troise.
TURCOItalian
Ethnic name for a Turk, or a nickname from the same word in the sense of a non-Christian or, following the medieval ethnic stereotype, a cruel, ferocious, or short-tempered person.
USANZAItalian (Rare)
"custom, customary" Italian
VACCARINOItalian
From a diminutive of the occupational name Vaccaro meaning "cowherd".
VALENTEItalian, Galician, Portuguese
Italian, Galician, and Portuguese: nickname from valente ‘brave’, ‘valiant’.... [more]
VALLESpanish, Italian
Habitational name from any of the many places named with valle "valley", or topographic name for someone who lived in a valley (Latin vallis).
VALOREItalian
Meaning - Value
VASAIOItalian
Italian for "potter."
VASTAItalian
Vasta is derived from the Italian word Vast. Vasta means wide in Italian. It is a common name in Italy preferably in Milan, Italy.
VECCHIItalian
Italian: patronymic or plural form of Vecchio, meaning "old".
VECCHIOSicilian
Italian (mainly Sicily): from vecchio ‘old’, ‘aged’, applied as a status name for the older or oldest son, or as a nickname, possibly for someone who was prematurely gray, bent, or wrinkled.
VELÍŠEKCzech, Italian, Croatian
Velliscig is an Italian surname with no small population base and spread almost exclusively in Friuli. The center of origin of this surname must be identified in the ancient Kingdom of Hungary - Bohemia between the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary.... [more]
VELLAMaltese, Italian
Derived from Italian bella meaning "beautiful".
VENTRELLIItalian
Meaning 'small belly' from the Italian ventre (belly) and the diminutive suffix elli, meaning small or little.