Surnames Fiorito, Fiorimonte, Fiorentina, Fioresi and others

Surnames Fiorito, Fiorimonte, Fiorentina, Fioresi and others

The following surnames derive from medieval names related to the flowering process, the growth of flowers; although there is always the possibility that its origin is another, such as a place name.

Fioramonte, Fiorimonte, Fiormonte, Fiorani, Fioravante, Fioravanti, Fioravanzi, Fioravanzo, Fiorentina, Fiorentini, Fiorentino, Fiorenza, Fiorenzi, Fiorenzo, Florenza, Florenzi, Florenzo, Fiorenzani, Fiorenzano, Florenzani, Florenzano, Fiorese, Fioresi, Fiorin, Fiorinelli, Fiorinello, Fiorini, Fiorino, Fioriti, Fiorito.

Fioramonte
Fiorimonte
Fiormonte
Fioramonte, almost unique, seems to be from Reggio, Fiorimonte, practically unique seems to be due to an incorrect transcription of Fiormonte, which, a little less rare than the first, seems to be from Lazio, from Rome and Collepardo in the Frosinone area.
Possibly they derive from the French name Florimond, name present in many comedies of the 1700s, a fact that favored their use and subsequent diffusion, especially among the upper classes.
Fiorani This surname can derive from place names such as: Fiorano Canavese (TO), Fiorano al Serio (BG) and Fiorano Modenese (MO), but it can also descend from the Latin Florianus.
Fioravante
Fioravanti
Fioravanzi
Fioravanzo
Fioravante, very rare and typical of the continental south center, Fioravanti is widespread throughout the north center, Fioravanzi very rare is Milanese, Fioravanzo, very very rare, is typical of the Vicenza area, derived from the medieval name Fioravante.They would derive from Florabant, the name of a Saracen in the ancient French epic.

Another version indicates that it could be the combination of fior + avanti, referring to the trade of florist.

Fiorentina
Fiorentini
Fiorentino
Fiorenza
Fiorenzi
Fiorenzo
Florenza
Florenzi
Florenzo
Fiorenzani
Fiorenzano
Florenzani
Florenzano
all these surnames must derive from the Latin surname Florentius, Florentia, whose meaning is “He who blooms” or “in flower, flowery”.
Fiorese
Fioresi
They probably derive from the medieval name Florensis derived from the Latin cognomen Florens, meaning “flowering, flowering”. It is also possible that it derives from a place name such as Belfiore d’Adige (VR) or Montefiorino (MO).
Fiorin
Fiorinelli
Fiorinello
Fiorini
Fiorino
These surnames derive directly, through truncated dialectal forms, or through hypocoristic from the Latin cognomen Fiorinus, name, for example, of a general of Julius Caesar.

It is also possible that they derive from the word fiorino, a medieval coin often gilded or silver, used for example in Tuscany of the Medici, perhaps to indicate a particularly well-off condition.

Fioriti
Fiorito
It could derive from the presence of flowers on its shield, and may also originate in the medieval name Fiorito.