Surnames Marino, Marini, Marinetti, Marinaccio, Marinazzo, Marinelli
- The surname Marino is one of the 10 most common surnames in Italy.
Its origin could be:
- derive from Marius (Mario) or ‘marinus’ (from the sea).
- In some cases it could derive from a locality toponym called Marino, something frequent in southern Italy, establishing a connection with the word sea (coast) allowing us to presume that the place of residence of the parents was close to the coast. There have been numerous Italian noble families surnamed Marino; the nobility of Sicily mentions the Marino family of Genoa, emigrants from Sicily who long held more important positions in the Italian Republic.
Marino, Marini, Marinetti, Marinaccio, Marinazzo, Marinelli
Distribution in Italy