Surnames Fiore, Di Fiore, Fiorelli, Fiorucci, Fiorio and others
There are numerous surnames derived from fiore = flower (from the late Latin name Flos Floris), used in an augural sense, auspicious of good fortune. As well as other surnames derive from names related to the flowering process.
Fiore, Fior, Floris, Flores, Dal Fiore, Dalla Fior, Di Fiore, La Fiore, Fiorelli, Fiorello, Fiorella, Fiorellini, Fiorellio, Fiorillo, Fioriglio, Fioretti, Fiori, Fiorio, Fioroni, Fiora, Fiordalisi, Fiordaliso, Fiordelisi, Fiordigigli, Fiordigiglio, Fiordilino, Fiorebianco, Fiorella, Fiorelli, Fiorello, Fiorilli, Fiorillo, Fiorellinetto, Fioribello, Fiorot, Fiorucci, Fiordimare, Fiordoro.
|All these surnames must derive, directly or by hypocoristic or augmentative, or from the Latin cognomen Florens or the nomen Florius or the medieval Fiore.
Also the origin could be found in place names or place names that contain the word fiore = flower such as San Giovanni in Fiore, Santa Maria del Fiore, etc.
|Fiora is a typical surname of Lombardy and Piedmont, it would derive from the medieval Italian name Fiora, but it is also possible a derivation of place names containing the root Fiora, such as Santa Fiora (AR), (GR) or La Fiora (GR), (LT), or even the root Fiorano, since there are many throughout Italy, traces of these surnames can be found in 1500 in the varese area with the tailor Beltramo da Fiora di Maccagno Inferiore.
|They are very rare Italian surnames that derive from the medieval name Fiordaliso, from the French ‘fleur de lis’ = lily flower, sign of the royalty of France.
There is also a place name Fiordelisi in the province of Foggia.
|“Flor de giglio = white lily”, these surnames derive from the medieval name Fiordigiglio, assigned to newborns in an augural sense, since the white lily symbolizes purity and innocence.
|“Flax flower”, derives from the medieval name Fiordilino, used as an omen of beauty. Linen symbolizes moral purity and beauty as it has been used since ancient times and was known as the fabric of the nobles, for its excellent composition that provided elegance and distinction.
|It is a very rare surname that would derive directly or by dialectal alterations, from the medieval name Biancofiore, used both in feminine, used for example in Filocolo (an adventure novel written by Boccaccio between 1333/1335), and in masculine.
|All derive, directly or by dialectal modifications, from the medieval name Fiorello, Fiorella, masculine and feminine hypocoristic forms of the name Fiore
|Fiorellinetto, seeming to be unique, double hypocoristic of the name Fiore (as Fiorella, Fiorello), should be a surname attributed to a foundling.
|Fioribello is a very rare surname, it must derive from the medieval name Fioribello, attributed to a son considered as beautiful as a flower.
|Fiorot is typical of the Treviso area, of Vittorio Veneto, Colle Umberto and Fregona, it should derive from a hypocoristic dialectal form of the name Flor or Fiore.
|Typical of Perugia and north-central Lazio, it derives from an affectionate term for the medieval name Fiore.The surname Fiorucci originates in Campo Colici, near the Municipality of Pietralunga (northeast of the province of Perugia). The root of the surname means flower and has its origin in a family shield that adorned a fireplace and in which a female hand was represented holding the stem of three flowers, or the symbol of maternal love for her three children (Calorio, Pinello, Simone).