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Origin and popularity of the name MARTELLO

Origin

Martello : Italian (southern): nickname for someone with a forceful personality from Italian martèllo ‘hammer’ (from Late Latin martellus) or a metonymic occupational name for someone who used a hammer in their work.

Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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Geographic distribution of the 3,226 individuals with the name MARTELLO on Geneanet.

 

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    (186 individuals)
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    (154 individuals)

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