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Penso Surname

Postby antonia_g » 25 Feb 2006, 03:40

Hello all,

I am wondering if someone could tell me the origin of the Surname Penso?.,
I've just come accross the name in my family history.
Is it Italian or is it Spanish/Portugese?..

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thank you,

Antonia

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Re: Penso Surname

Postby ricbru » 25 Feb 2006, 03:50

Penso means "I think"

There are many Penso arrived to Ellis Island, even from Italy

http://stevemorse.org/goulnik/match1.ph ... &dwpdone=1

Here there are all the Penso in the Italian phone book

http://www.paginebianche.it/execute.cgi ... =&ind=&nc=

bye Riccardo

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Re: Penso Surname

Postby antonia_g » 26 Feb 2006, 06:23

Thank you Riccardo!,..

Does anyone know of a mailing list for Penso?,..

so far I've just found this one:

http://www.worldfamilies.net/surnames/p/penso/

(incidentally, those DNA projects can be very helpful,.. the main website above has lots of information about them).....

Thank you,..

Antonia.


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