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Petillo Surname

Postby sceaminmonkey » 16 Dec 2010, 04:20

looking for information on the Petillo surname

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Re: Petillo Surname

Postby 2Bellies » 07 Feb 2011, 02:31

A large number of Petillo's came from the Casamarciano/Nola area ENE of Naples. My wife's mother was a Petillo.

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Re: Petillo Surname

Postby sceaminmonkey » 07 Feb 2011, 02:38

Yeah the petillos in my family all came from Napoli Napoli commune . Do you have more information ? Is it a common surname? It's my mothers maiden name. Anything you have helps!

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Re: Petillo Surname

Postby denagrl » 11 Feb 2011, 18:23

My grandmothers maiden name was Petilli but when her father arrived in NY it was Petillo. He was from Naples/Camposano.

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Re: Petillo Surname

Postby 2Bellies » 18 Feb 2011, 01:09

I do not have a lot of info on the Petillo's. Earliest info is on
Leonardo Petillo b. circa 1878 in Caserta, Italy and married to Maria Lagala b. circa 1884 in Casamarciano, Italy. THey settled in Chicago, Illinois.

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Re: Petillo Surname

Postby Tessa78 » 18 Feb 2011, 15:12

2Bellies wrote:I do not have a lot of info on the Petillo's. Earliest info is on
Leonardo Petillo b. circa 1878 in Caserta, Italy and married to Maria Lagala b. circa 1884 in Casamarciano, Italy. THey settled in Chicago, Illinois.

Jim


Hello Jim, :-)

Don't knonw if you have this...
Possible manifest for Leonardo Petillo, arriving NY 1909, leaving wife "Amalia" in Casamariciano... going to brother Clemente in Chicago, IL
Age is 31 which would put birth about 1878,
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Page 1 - line 6
http://img87.imageshack.us/img87/6679/petillo.jpg

Page 2
http://img824.imageshack.us/img824/1208/petillo2.jpg

T.

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Re: Petillo Surname

Postby 2Bellies » 16 Mar 2011, 20:41

Thanks - Yes, I have the information on Leonardo Petillo.

Jim

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Re: Petillo Surname

Postby johnnyonthespot » 16 Mar 2011, 21:19

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Re: Petillo Surname

Postby johnnyonthespot » 16 Mar 2011, 21:23

From http://www.cognomiitaliani.org/cognomi/ ... 0014es.htm

Origin of surname Petilli/Petillo:

Petilli, estremamente raro, ha qualche presenza nel napoletano ed un piccolissimo ceppo a Potenza e Muro Lucano nel potentino, Petillo è tipicamente campano, di Napoli, Camposano, Nola, Cicciano, Tufino e Cimitile nel napoletano, di Pollica, Salerno e Castellabbate nel salernitano e di Caserta ed Avellino, dovrebbero derivare da forme ipocoristiche aferetiche originate dal nome medioevale Agapito (vedi AGAPITI).
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